Drexel school information

IndexDrexelNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores24%44%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:115:116:1
Total public schools21,89579,221
Total private schoolsn/a51024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1837,963
The Drexel, NC educational system consists of 2 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Drexel public schools have average test scores of 24% which is 44% lower than than the North Carolina average and 51% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Drexel public schools is 12:1, compared to 15:1 in North Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 81.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 80.3% have completed high school, 23.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Drexel are 51% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Drexel.
  • 81.6% of people in Drexel have completed 8th grade.
  • 80.3% of people in Drexel have completed high school.
  • 23.4% of people in Drexel have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Drexel

IndexDrexelNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade81.6%83.4%84.3%
Completed high school80.3%81.9%83.0%
Completed some college59.5%59.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree34.8%38.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors23.4%29.0%30.3%
Completed masters10.4%10.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.3%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.8%1.3%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Rutherford College, NC1,43470%41%
Rhodhiss, NC1,02665%31%
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Salem, NC2,17357%15%
Hildebran, NC2,07655%11%
Drexel, NC1,96624%51%

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Pagosa Springs, CO1,96625%49%
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Lone Pine, CA1,96743%12%
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Drexel, NC1,96624%51%
Source: The Drexel, 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.