Buxton school information

IndexBuxtonNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores46%44%49%
Student/Teacher ration/a15:116:1
Total public schoolsn/a1,89579,221
Total private schoolsn/a51024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1837,963
The Buxton, NC educational system consists of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Buxton public schools have average test scores of 46% which is 5% higher than than the North Carolina average and 7% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Buxton public schools is n/a, compared to 15:1 in North Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 94.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 94.0% have completed high school, 15.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Buxton are 7% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Buxton.
  • 94.0% of people in Buxton have completed 8th grade.
  • 94.0% of people in Buxton have completed high school.
  • 15.7% of people in Buxton have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Buxton

IndexBuxtonNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade94.0%83.4%84.3%
Completed high school94.0%81.9%83.0%
Completed some college70.9%59.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree24.9%38.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors15.7%29.0%30.3%
Completed masters4.3%10.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.0%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.3%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Buxton (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Buxton, NC1,18446%7%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Valmeyer, IL1,18448%3%
Tilden, NE1,18483%69%
Santee, SC1,18475%51%
Thomas, OK1,18476%54%
Glenns Ferry, ID1,18425%48%
Buxton, NC1,18446%7%
Source: The Buxton, NC education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.