Carrboro school information

IndexCarrboroNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores70%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 Carrboro, NC educational system consists of 1 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Carrboro public schools have average test scores of 70% which is 60% higher than than the North Carolina average and 42% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Carrboro public schools is 14:1, compared to 15:1 in North Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 92.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 91.7% have completed high school, 69.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 16.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Carrboro are 42% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 1 public schools in Carrboro.
  • 92.9% of people in Carrboro have completed 8th grade.
  • 91.7% of people in Carrboro have completed high school.
  • 69.1% of people in Carrboro have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Carrboro

IndexCarrboroNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade92.9%83.4%84.3%
Completed high school91.7%81.9%83.0%
Completed some college84.0%59.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree73.9%38.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors69.1%29.0%30.3%
Completed masters37.1%10.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree16.2%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate8.8%1.3%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Morrisville, NC22,60082%66%
Apex, NC43,89368%39%
Chapel Hill, NC59,00564%31%
Saxapahaw, NC1,31456%14%
Hillsborough, NC6,42856%14%
Carrboro, NC20,86770%42%

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Trussville, AL20,87260%21%
Sanford, ME20,88739%20%
Sugar Hill, GA20,88958%17%
New Hope, MN20,81935%30%
Shelbyville, TN20,91649%1%
Carrboro, NC20,86770%42%
Source: The Carrboro, 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.