Mars Hill school information

IndexMars HillNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores61%44%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:115:116:1
Total public schools11,89579,221
Total private schools151024,874
Total post-secondary schools11837,963
The Mars Hill, NC educational system consists of 1 public schools, 1 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Mars Hill public schools have average test scores of 61% which is 39% higher than than the North Carolina average and 23% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Mars Hill public schools is 17:1, compared to 15:1 in North Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 89.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 87.4% have completed high school, 44.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 6.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Mars Hill are 23% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 1 public schools in Mars Hill.
  • 89.2% of people in Mars Hill have completed 8th grade.
  • 87.4% of people in Mars Hill have completed high school.
  • 44.1% of people in Mars Hill have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Mars Hill

IndexMars HillNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade89.2%83.4%84.3%
Completed high school87.4%81.9%83.0%
Completed some college68.8%59.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree50.4%38.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors44.1%29.0%30.3%
Completed masters19.2%10.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree6.3%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate3.5%1.3%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Burnsville, NC1,67455%12%
Black Mountain, NC8,16854%9%
Weaverville, NC3,88654%9%
Marshall, NC72645%9%
Woodfin, NC6,24145%10%
Mars Hill, NC2,62061%23%

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Belvidere, NJ2,62133%33%
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Mars Hill, NC2,62061%23%
Source: The Mars Hill, 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.