Gastonia school information

IndexGastoniaNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores67%73%68%
Student/Teacher ratio15:115:116:1
Total public schools251,89579,235
Total private schools551024,875
Total post-secondary schools11837,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Gastonia are 2% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 25 public schools in Gastonia.
  • 79.4% of people in Gastonia have completed 8th grade.
  • 77.2% of people in Gastonia have completed high school.
  • 22.0% of people in Gastonia have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Gastonia

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  • Ashbrook High2222 S New Hope RoadGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,297 · Ratio: 18:164
  • Brookside Elementary1950 Rhyne Carter RoadGrades: PK - 05Students: 646 · Ratio: 15:175
  • Chapel Grove Elementary5201 Lewis RoadGrades: PK - 05Students: 498 · Ratio: 16:177
  • Edward D Sadler, Jr Elementary3950 West Franklin BoulevaGrades: PK - 05Students: 463 · Ratio: 15:157
  • Forest Heights Elementary1 Learning PlaceGrades: PK - 05Students: 441 · Ratio: 15:162
  • Forestview High5545 Union RoadGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,293 · Ratio: 20:170
  • Gardner Park Elementary738 Armstrong Park RoadGrades: KG - 05Students: 592 · Ratio: 16:178
  • Hawks Nest Intermediate3430 Robinwood RdGrades: 04 - 05Students: 218 · Ratio: 21:182
  • Hershal H Beam Elementary200 Davis Park RoadGrades: PK - 05Students: 633 · Ratio: 16:169
  • Highland CharterPo Box 1653Grades: KG - 04Students: 104 · Ratio: 30:1n/a
  • Highland Sch Of Technology1600 N Morris StreetGrades: 09 - 12Students: 561 · Ratio: 14:194
  • Hunter Huss High1518 Edgefield AvenueGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,072 · Ratio: 17:148
  • Lingerfeldt Elementary1601 Madison StreetGrades: PK - 05Students: 598 · Ratio: 19:169
  • New Hope Elementary137 Stowe RoadGrades: PK - 05Students: 539 · Ratio: 20:184
  • Piedmont Community CharterPo Box 3706Grades: KG - 12Students: 1,121 · Ratio: 18:1n/a
  • Pleasant Ridge Elementary937 S Miller StreetGrades: PK - 05Students: 29 · Ratio: 15:168
  • Rhyne Elementary1900 W Davidson AvenueGrades: PK - 05Students: 316 · Ratio: 13:157
  • Robinson Elementary3122 S Union RoadGrades: KG - 03Students: 362 · Ratio: 17:191
  • Sherwood Elementary1744 Dixon RoadGrades: PK - 05Students: 608 · Ratio: 15:162
  • Southwest Middle1 Roadrunner DriveGrades: 06 - 08Students: 85 · Ratio: 16:168
  • W A Bess Elementary4340 Beaty RoadGrades: KG - 05Students: 665 · Ratio: 19:187
  • W P Grier Middle1622 E Garrison BoulevardGrades: 06 - 08Students: 654 · Ratio: 17:165
  • Warlick School1316 Spencer Mountain RoadGrades: 06 - 12Students: 259 · Ratio: 13:118
  • Webb St Special Education1623 N Webb StreetGrades: PK - 12Students: 174 · Ratio: 9:134
  • Woodhill Elementary1027 Woodhill DriveGrades: PK - 05Students: 367 · Ratio: 13:159
  • York Chester Middle601 S Clay StreetGrades: 06 - 08Students: 381 · Ratio: 13:160

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Education level achieved in Gastonia

IndexGastoniaNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade79.4%82.6%83.8%
Completed high school77.2%81.1%82.4%
Completed some college55.0%58.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree30.4%36.6%37.2%
Completed bachelors22.0%27.8%29.3%
Completed masters6.3%9.5%11.0%
Completed professional degree1.8%2.7%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.2%1.3%

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

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Iron Station, NC73783%21%
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Gastonia, NC72,66467%2%

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Source: The Gastonia, 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.