Forest City school information

IndexForest CityNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores73%73%68%
Student/Teacher ratio16:115:116:1
Total public schools81,89579,235
Total private schools151024,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1837,965

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  • The average school test scores in Forest City are 8% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 8 public schools in Forest City.
  • 70.5% of people in Forest City have completed 8th grade.
  • 66.0% of people in Forest City have completed high school.
  • 13.6% of people in Forest City have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Forest City

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  • Chase High1603 Chase High RoadGrades: 09 - 12Students: 826 · Ratio: 17:159
  • Chase Middle840 Chase High RoadGrades: 06 - 08Students: 697 · Ratio: 17:178
  • East Rutherford HighPo Box 668Grades: 09 - 12Students: 773 · Ratio: 15:169
  • Forrest W Hunt Elementary100 Forrest Hunt DriveGrades: PK - 05Students: 434 · Ratio: 18:178
  • Harris Elementary3330 Us 221 S HwyGrades: KG - 05Students: 518 · Ratio: 17:183
  • Mt Vernon-Ruth Elementary2785 Hudlow RoadGrades: KG - 05Students: 30 · Ratio: 16:1n/a
  • Paul L Dunbar School286 Learning ParkwayGrades: KG - 05Students: 504 · Ratio: 17:1n/a

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Education level achieved in Forest City

IndexForest CityNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade70.5%82.6%83.8%
Completed high school66.0%81.1%82.4%
Completed some college43.9%58.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree20.4%36.6%37.2%
Completed bachelors13.6%27.8%29.3%
Completed masters5.2%9.5%11.0%
Completed professional degree1.4%2.7%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.2%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Mooresboro, NC38792%34%
Ellenboro, NC1,32186%26%
Bostic, NC38881%19%
Cliffside, NC33879%16%
Chesnee, SC78578%14%
Forest City, NC7,38773%8%

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Auburn, GA7,38890%32%
Waite Park, MN7,39140%42%
Yelm, WA7,39871%3%
Palmyra, PA7,39982%20%
Page, AZ7,37435%49%
Forest City, NC7,38773%8%
Source: The Forest City, 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.