Nags Head school information

IndexNags HeadNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores56%44%49%
Student/Teacher ration/a15:116:1
Total public schoolsn/a1,89579,221
Total private schoolsn/a51024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1837,963
The Nags Head, NC educational system consists of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Nags Head public schools have average test scores of 56% which is 29% higher than than the North Carolina average and 14% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Nags Head public schools is n/a, compared to 15:1 in North Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 92.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 92.0% have completed high school, 37.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Nags Head are 14% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Nags Head.
  • 92.4% of people in Nags Head have completed 8th grade.
  • 92.0% of people in Nags Head have completed high school.
  • 37.0% of people in Nags Head have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Nags Head

IndexNags HeadNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade92.4%83.4%84.3%
Completed high school92.0%81.9%83.0%
Completed some college78.2%59.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree51.5%38.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors37.0%29.0%30.3%
Completed masters11.2%10.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.7%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.0%1.3%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Southern Shores, NC2,82761%24%
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Nags Head, NC2,85856%14%

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Source: The Nags Head, 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.