Granite Falls school information

IndexGranite FallsNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores84%73%68%
Student/Teacher ratio14:115:116:1
Total public schools61,89579,235
Total private schools151024,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1837,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Granite Falls are 24% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Granite Falls.
  • 79.5% of people in Granite Falls have completed 8th grade.
  • 75.0% of people in Granite Falls have completed high school.
  • 16.2% of people in Granite Falls have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Granite Falls

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  • Baton Elementary1400 Baton School RoadGrades: KG - 05Students: 471 · Ratio: 17:187
  • Caldwell Co Gateway Sch1889 Dudley Shoals RoadGrades: 06 - 12Students: 55 · Ratio: 5:1n/a
  • Dudley Shoals Elementary1500 Dudley Shoals RoadGrades: PK - 05Students: 523 · Ratio: 18:184
  • Granite Falls Elementary60 N Highland AvenueGrades: KG - 05Students: 658 · Ratio: 17:186
  • Granite Falls Middle90 N Main StreetGrades: 06 - 08Students: 693 · Ratio: 16:183
  • Sawmills Elementary4436 Sawmills School RoadGrades: KG - 05Students: 356 · Ratio: 16:182

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Education level achieved in Granite Falls

IndexGranite FallsNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade79.5%82.6%83.8%
Completed high school75.0%81.1%82.4%
Completed some college51.0%58.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree24.8%36.6%37.2%
Completed bachelors16.2%27.8%29.3%
Completed masters4.9%9.5%11.0%
Completed professional degree0.0%2.7%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.2%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Hildebran, NC2,00687%27%
Rutherford College, NC1,09286%26%
Valdese, NC4,46883%22%
Connelly Springs, NC1,64383%22%
Taylorsville, NC2,06281%19%
Granite Falls, NC4,69484%24%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Mount Olive, NC4,69364%6%
Dodgeville, WI4,69384%24%
Carrollton, VA4,69384%24%
Adairsville, GA4,69284%23%
Manlius, NY4,69190%32%
Granite Falls, NC4,69484%24%
Source: The Granite Falls, 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.