Kinston school information

IndexKinstonNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores61%73%68%
Student/Teacher ratio13:115:116:1
Total public schools151,89579,235
Total private schools351024,875
Total post-secondary schools11837,965

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  • The average school test scores in Kinston are 11% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 15 public schools in Kinston.
  • 76.2% of people in Kinston have completed 8th grade.
  • 74.3% of people in Kinston have completed high school.
  • 14.9% of people in Kinston have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Kinston

IndexKinstonNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade76.2%82.6%83.8%
Completed high school74.3%81.1%82.4%
Completed some college47.9%58.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree24.2%36.6%37.2%
Completed bachelors14.9%27.8%29.3%
Completed masters4.7%9.5%11.0%
Completed professional degree1.2%2.7%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.2%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Trenton, NC34676%11%
Snow Hill, NC1,87870%2%
La Grange, NC2,85668%1%
Ayden, NC5,01861%11%
Kinston, NC21,58961%11%

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Sunny Isles Beach, FL21,58374%9%
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Ramona, CA21,57857%17%
Stoneham, MA21,61171%4%
Kinston, NC21,58961%11%
Source: The Kinston, 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.