Elkin school information

IndexElkinNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores85%73%68%
Student/Teacher ratio12:115:116:1
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 Elkin are 24% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Elkin.
  • 71.2% of people in Elkin have completed 8th grade.
  • 70.5% of people in Elkin have completed high school.
  • 15.7% of people in Elkin have completed a bachelors degree.

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  • C B Eller Elementary1288 Cb Eller School RdGrades: PK - 05Students: 369 · Ratio: 19:178
  • Elkin Elementary135 Old Virginia RdGrades: PK - 06Students: 643 · Ratio: 16:186
  • Elkin High334 Elk Spur StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 379 · Ratio: 12:186
  • Elkin Middle300 Elk Spur StGrades: 07 - 08Students: 195 · Ratio: 17:189

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Education level achieved in Elkin

IndexElkinNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade71.2%82.6%83.8%
Completed high school70.5%81.1%82.4%
Completed some college45.6%58.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree24.3%36.6%37.2%
Completed bachelors15.7%27.8%29.3%
Completed masters6.2%9.5%11.0%
Completed professional degree1.9%2.7%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.2%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Dobson, NC1,55082%21%
Hays, NC1,86677%13%
Ronda, NC41876%12%
Jonesville, NC2,40575%10%
Yadkinville, NC2,94673%7%
Elkin, NC4,19885%24%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Columbiana, AL4,19881%19%
Sparta, MI4,19966%4%
Marine City, MI4,19367%1%
Sullivan, IN4,20380%18%
West Reading, PA4,20487%27%
Elkin, NC4,19885%24%
Source: The Elkin, 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.