High Point school information

IndexHigh PointNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores36%44%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:115:116:1
Total public schools251,89579,221
Total private schools1151024,874
Total post-secondary schools41837,963
The High Point, NC educational system consists of 25 public schools, 11 private schools and 4 post-secondary schools. High Point public schools have average test scores of 36% which is 17% lower than than the North Carolina average and 27% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of High Point public schools is 15:1, compared to 15:1 in North Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 82.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 81.2% have completed high school, 29.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in High Point are 27% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 25 public schools in High Point.
  • 82.7% of people in High Point have completed 8th grade.
  • 81.2% of people in High Point have completed high school.
  • 29.7% of people in High Point have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in High Point

IndexHigh PointNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade82.7%83.4%84.3%
Completed high school81.2%81.9%83.0%
Completed some college59.8%59.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree37.4%38.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors29.7%29.0%30.3%
Completed masters9.2%10.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.2%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.0%1.3%1.3%

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

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Source: The High Point, 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.