Dobson school information

IndexDobsonNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores82%73%68%
Student/Teacher ratio15:115:116:1
Total public schools41,89579,235
Total private schoolsn/a51024,875
Total post-secondary schools11837,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Dobson are 21% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Dobson.
  • 71.1% of people in Dobson have completed 8th grade.
  • 65.7% of people in Dobson have completed high school.
  • 17.1% of people in Dobson have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Dobson

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  • Central MiddlePo Box 768Grades: 06 - 08Students: 69 · Ratio: 16:182
  • Copeland Elementary948 Copeland School RoadGrades: PK - 05Students: 408 · Ratio: 18:177
  • Dobson ElementaryPo Box 248Grades: PK - 05Students: 407 · Ratio: 14:189
  • Rockford Elementary School719 Rockford RdGrades: PK - 05Students: 388 · Ratio: 16:183
  • Surry Central HighPo Box 8Grades: 09 - 12Students: 781 · Ratio: 16:174
  • Surry Early College630 S Main StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 269 · Ratio: 27:189

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Education level achieved in Dobson

IndexDobsonNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade71.1%82.6%83.8%
Completed high school65.7%81.1%82.4%
Completed some college42.1%58.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree26.3%36.6%37.2%
Completed bachelors17.1%27.8%29.3%
Completed masters7.9%9.5%11.0%
Completed professional degree2.4%2.7%3.2%
Completed doctorate1.2%1.2%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Lowgap, NC23088%29%
Elkin, NC4,19885%24%
Pilot Mountain, NC1,75281%20%
Mount Airy, NC10,41181%18%
Cana, VA1,35280%17%
Dobson, NC1,55082%21%

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Morenci, AZ1,55067%1%
Powhatan Point, OH1,55066%3%
Lexington, TX1,55190%32%
Guthrie, KY1,55261%10%
Concord, VA1,55280%18%
Dobson, NC1,55082%21%
Source: The Dobson, 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.