Morehead City school information

IndexMorehead CityNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores77%73%68%
Student/Teacher ratio12:115:116:1
Total public schools51,89579,235
Total private schools151024,875
Total post-secondary schools11837,965

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  • The average school test scores in Morehead City are 13% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Morehead City.
  • 84.2% of people in Morehead City have completed 8th grade.
  • 83.2% of people in Morehead City have completed high school.
  • 27.1% of people in Morehead City have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Morehead City

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  • Cape Lookout Marine Sci High1108 Bridges StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 89 · Ratio: 10:142
  • Morehead City Middle400 Barbour RoadGrades: 06 - 08Students: 492 · Ratio: 13:187
  • Morehead City Primary4409 Country Club RoadGrades: PK - 04Students: 698 · Ratio: 14:184
  • Morehead Elem At Camp Glenn3316 Arendell StreetGrades: 04 - 05Students: 333 · Ratio: 13:184
  • West Carteret High4700 Country Club RoadGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,196 · Ratio: 15:187

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Education level achieved in Morehead City

IndexMorehead CityNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade84.2%82.6%83.8%
Completed high school83.2%81.1%82.4%
Completed some college64.1%58.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree37.5%36.6%37.2%
Completed bachelors27.1%27.8%29.3%
Completed masters7.6%9.5%11.0%
Completed professional degree3.3%2.7%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.2%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Harkers Island, NC1,67188%30%
Newport, NC4,48784%24%
Havelock, NC20,85080%18%
Beaufort, NC4,11980%17%
Morehead City, NC9,03077%13%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Plymouth, MI9,02970%3%
Covington, TN9,03344%35%
Grimes, IA9,03788%29%
Glenwood, IL9,04078%15%
Newark, NY9,01962%9%
Morehead City, NC9,03077%13%
Source: The Morehead City, 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.