Chapel Hill school information

IndexChapel HillNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores64%44%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:115:116:1
Total public schools201,89579,235
Total private schools351024,875
Total post-secondary schools11837,965

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  • The average school test scores in Chapel Hill are 31% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 20 public schools in Chapel Hill.
  • 94.8% of people in Chapel Hill have completed 8th grade.
  • 94.2% of people in Chapel Hill have completed high school.
  • 74.0% of people in Chapel Hill have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Chapel Hill

IndexChapel HillNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade94.8%82.6%83.8%
Completed high school94.2%81.1%82.4%
Completed some college88.6%58.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree79.1%36.6%37.2%
Completed bachelors74.0%27.8%29.3%
Completed masters44.7%9.5%11.0%
Completed professional degree22.2%2.7%3.2%
Completed doctorate14.6%1.2%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Morrisville, NC20,72882%66%
Carrboro, NC20,33770%42%
Apex, NC40,63168%39%
Cary, NC146,04168%38%
Hillsborough, NC6,25656%14%
Chapel Hill, NC58,37964%31%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Royal Oak, MI58,38253%8%
South Whittier, CA58,32830%40%
Marietta, GA58,43653%7%
La Mesa, CA58,23945%8%
Tonawanda CDP, NY58,20450%2%
Chapel Hill, NC58,37964%31%
Source: The Chapel Hill, NC education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau 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.