Denton school information

IndexDentonNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores68%73%68%
Student/Teacher ratio22:115:116:1
Total public schools31,89579,235
Total private schoolsn/a51024,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1837,965

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  • The average school test scores in Denton are 1% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Denton.
  • 73.7% of people in Denton have completed 8th grade.
  • 71.0% of people in Denton have completed high school.
  • 8.4% of people in Denton have completed a bachelors degree.

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  • Denton Elementary305 W Salisbury StreetGrades: PK - 05Students: 462 · Ratio: 16:170
  • South Davidson High14956 South Nc Hwy 109Grades: 09 - 12Students: 471 · Ratio: 15:157
  • South Davidson Middle14954 Nc Hwy 109 SouthGrades: 06 - 08Students: 361 · Ratio: 15:177

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Education level achieved in Denton

IndexDentonNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade73.7%82.6%83.8%
Completed high school71.0%81.1%82.4%
Completed some college36.0%58.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree17.6%36.6%37.2%
Completed bachelors8.4%27.8%29.3%
Completed masters2.7%9.5%11.0%
Completed professional degree0.0%2.7%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.2%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Misenheimer, NC58392%35%
Richfield, NC77482%20%
Lexington, NC19,02972%6%
New London, NC54667%2%
Denton, NC1,68268%1%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Long Valley, NJ1,68287%28%
Romoland, CA1,68251%25%
Rosebud, SD1,68234%50%
Harlan, KY1,68370%3%
Duncannon, PA1,68161%11%
Denton, NC1,68268%1%
Source: The Denton, 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.