Charlotte school information

IndexCharlotteNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores44%44%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:115:116:1
Total public schools1261,89579,235
Total private schools5851024,875
Total post-secondary schools231837,965

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  • The average school test scores in Charlotte are 11% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 126 public schools in Charlotte.
  • 86.6% of people in Charlotte have completed 8th grade.
  • 85.8% of people in Charlotte have completed high school.
  • 40.7% of people in Charlotte have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Charlotte

IndexCharlotteNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade86.6%82.6%83.8%
Completed high school85.8%81.1%82.4%
Completed some college68.7%58.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree47.8%36.6%37.2%
Completed bachelors40.7%27.8%29.3%
Completed masters13.2%9.5%11.0%
Completed professional degree3.3%2.7%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.2%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Weddington, NC9,90686%74%
Marvin, NC5,80681%65%
Wesley Chapel, NC7,88276%54%
Tega Cay, SC8,22470%43%
Fort Mill, SC12,06869%40%
Charlotte, NC774,80744%11%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Fort Worth, TX778,57368%39%
Columbus, OH811,94352%6%
San Francisco, CA829,07246%7%
Indianapolis, IN835,09754%9%
Jacksonville, FL837,53343%13%
Charlotte, NC774,80744%11%
Source: The Charlotte, 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.