Dobson school information

IndexDobsonNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores52%44%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:115:116:1
Total public schools41,89579,221
Total private schoolsn/a51024,874
Total post-secondary schools11837,963
The Dobson, NC educational system consists of 4 public schools, n/a private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Dobson public schools have average test scores of 52% which is 20% higher than than the North Carolina average and 7% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Dobson public schools is 15:1, compared to 15:1 in North Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 78.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 73.9% have completed high school, 18.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Dobson are 7% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Dobson.
  • 78.6% of people in Dobson have completed 8th grade.
  • 73.9% of people in Dobson have completed high school.
  • 18.4% of people in Dobson have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Dobson

IndexDobsonNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade78.6%83.4%84.3%
Completed high school73.9%81.9%83.0%
Completed some college48.1%59.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree28.3%38.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors18.4%29.0%30.3%
Completed masters7.7%10.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.3%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.3%1.3%

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

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Source: The Dobson, 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.