Cape Carteret school information

IndexCape CarteretNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores65%44%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:115:116:1
Total public schools11,89579,221
Total private schoolsn/a51024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1837,963
The Cape Carteret, NC educational system consists of 1 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Cape Carteret public schools have average test scores of 65% which is 48% higher than than the North Carolina average and 31% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Cape Carteret public schools is 14:1, compared to 15:1 in North Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 93.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 93.0% have completed high school, 38.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Cape Carteret are 31% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 1 public schools in Cape Carteret.
  • 93.0% of people in Cape Carteret have completed 8th grade.
  • 93.0% of people in Cape Carteret have completed high school.
  • 38.1% of people in Cape Carteret have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Cape Carteret

IndexCape CarteretNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade93.0%83.4%84.3%
Completed high school93.0%81.9%83.0%
Completed some college75.8%59.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree50.3%38.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors38.1%29.0%30.3%
Completed masters17.1%10.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.5%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.0%1.3%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Newport, NC4,66659%20%
Broad Creek, NC2,36557%15%
Havelock, NC20,63054%9%
Swansboro, NC3,04649%1%
Piney Green, NC13,42739%22%
Cape Carteret, NC2,26765%31%

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Palmer, TX2,26878%59%
Selbyville, DE2,26861%25%
Cape Carteret, NC2,26765%31%
Source: The Cape Carteret, 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.