Highlands school information

IndexHighlandsNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores81%73%68%
Student/Teacher ration/a15:116:1
Total public schoolsn/a1,89579,235
Total private schoolsn/a51024,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1837,965

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  • The average school test scores in Highlands are 19% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Highlands.
  • 97.1% of people in Highlands have completed 8th grade.
  • 96.7% of people in Highlands have completed high school.
  • 55.6% of people in Highlands have completed a bachelors degree.

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  • Highlands SchoolPo Box 940Grades: KG - 12Students: 36 · Ratio: 11:181

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Education level achieved in Highlands

IndexHighlandsNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade97.1%82.6%83.8%
Completed high school96.7%81.1%82.4%
Completed some college82.0%58.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree63.3%36.6%37.2%
Completed bachelors55.6%27.8%29.3%
Completed masters21.2%9.5%11.0%
Completed professional degree7.8%2.7%3.2%
Completed doctorate1.9%1.2%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Tiger, GA37490%32%
Cashiers, NC8778%15%
Franklin, NC3,89372%6%
Salem, SC12662%8%
Highlands, NC1,08281%19%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Oxford, NJ1,08277%14%
Cedar Grove, WV1,08227%61%
Afton, NY1,08256%18%
Rehoboth Beach, DE1,08281%19%
Cooperstown, ND1,08265%5%
Highlands, NC1,08281%19%
Source: The Highlands, 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.