Hillsborough school information

IndexHillsboroughNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores77%73%68%
Student/Teacher ratio14:115:116:1
Total public schools101,89579,235
Total private schools351024,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1837,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Hillsborough are 12% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 10 public schools in Hillsborough.
  • 80.6% of people in Hillsborough have completed 8th grade.
  • 79.8% of people in Hillsborough have completed high school.
  • 39.9% of people in Hillsborough have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Hillsborough

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  • A L Stanback MiddleBoard Of EducationGrades: 06 - 08Students: 613 · Ratio: 13:180
  • Cameron Park Elementary240 St. Mary'S RoadGrades: KG - 05Students: 622 · Ratio: 16:185
  • Cedar Ridge High1125 New Grady Brown Sch RGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,008 · Ratio: 16:182
  • Central Elementary154 Hayes StGrades: KG - 05Students: 256 · Ratio: 9:159
  • Charles W Stanford Middle308 Orange High RdGrades: 06 - 08Students: 587 · Ratio: 14:183
  • Grady Brown Elementary1100 New Grady Brown RdGrades: KG - 05Students: 479 · Ratio: 13:182
  • Hillsborough Elementary402 North Nash StreetGrades: KG - 05Students: 412 · Ratio: 15:188
  • Orange Charter920 Corporate DriveGrades: KG - 08Students: 201 · Ratio: 12:195
  • Orange High500 Orange High RdGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,195 · Ratio: 16:178
  • Partnership Academy Alternativ1006 East Storey LaneGrades: 07 - 12Students: 23 · Ratio: 4:130
  • Pathways Elementary431 Strouds Creek RoadGrades: KG - 05Students: 472 · Ratio: 13:181

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Education level achieved in Hillsborough

IndexHillsboroughNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade80.6%82.6%83.8%
Completed high school79.8%81.1%82.4%
Completed some college65.6%58.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree44.1%36.6%37.2%
Completed bachelors39.9%27.8%29.3%
Completed masters19.0%9.5%11.0%
Completed professional degree4.8%2.7%3.2%
Completed doctorate3.6%1.2%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Saxapahaw, NC1,32990%32%
Carrboro, NC20,33783%21%
Mebane, NC12,50980%17%
Chapel Hill, NC58,37977%14%
Efland, NC81572%6%
Hillsborough, NC6,25677%12%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Brier, WA6,25571%3%
East Aurora, NY6,25582%20%
Purcell, OK6,25981%19%
Tuttle, OK6,25286%26%
Palmer, AK6,25079%16%
Hillsborough, NC6,25677%12%
Source: The Hillsborough, 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.