Kernersville school information

IndexKernersvilleNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores47%44%49%
Student/Teacher ratio18:115:116:1
Total public schools91,89579,221
Total private schools451024,874
Total post-secondary schools11837,963
The Kernersville, NC educational system consists of 9 public schools, 4 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Kernersville public schools have average test scores of 47% which is 8% higher than than the North Carolina average and 5% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Kernersville public schools is 18:1, compared to 15:1 in North Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 87.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 86.7% have completed high school, 30.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Kernersville are 5% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 9 public schools in Kernersville.
  • 87.3% of people in Kernersville have completed 8th grade.
  • 86.7% of people in Kernersville have completed high school.
  • 30.5% of people in Kernersville have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Kernersville

IndexKernersvilleNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade87.3%83.4%84.3%
Completed high school86.7%81.9%83.0%
Completed some college62.3%59.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree39.0%38.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors30.5%29.0%30.3%
Completed masters9.4%10.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.1%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.4%1.3%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Oak Ridge, NC6,61772%46%
Stokesdale, NC5,27870%41%
Summerfield, NC10,75869%39%
Wallburg, NC3,06864%29%
Midway, NC4,71252%6%
Kernersville, NC23,73647%5%

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Elk River, MN23,74358%19%
Riverbank, CA23,76126%46%
The Crossings, FL23,68175%52%
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Kernersville, NC23,73647%5%
Source: The Kernersville, 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.