New Bern school information

IndexNew BernNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores75%73%68%
Student/Teacher ratio15:115:116:1
Total public schools111,89579,235
Total private schools551024,875
Total post-secondary schools11837,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in New Bern are 10% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 11 public schools in New Bern.
  • 80.9% of people in New Bern have completed 8th grade.
  • 79.9% of people in New Bern have completed high school.
  • 26.2% of people in New Bern have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in New Bern

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  • Albert H Bangert Elementary3712 Canterbury RoadGrades: KG - 05Students: 45 · Ratio: 17:177
  • Ben D Quinn Elementary4275 M L King Jr BoulevardGrades: PK - 05Students: 58 · Ratio: 20:183
  • Bridgeton Elementary230 Branch Canal RoadGrades: KG - 05Students: 507 · Ratio: 17:175
  • Brinson Memorial Elementary319 Neuse Forest AvenueGrades: KG - 05Students: 688 · Ratio: 17:188
  • Craven Early College800 College CourtGrades: 09 - 12Students: 19 · Ratio: 18:191
  • Creekside Elem3250 Old Airport RdGrades: KG - 05Students: 561 · Ratio: 19:1n/a
  • Grover C Fields Middle2000 M L King Jr BoulevardGrades: 06 - 08Students: 583 · Ratio: 15:179
  • H J Macdonald Middle3127 Elizabeth AvenueGrades: 06 - 08Students: 878 · Ratio: 18:180
  • J T Barber Elementary1700 Cobb StreetGrades: PK - 05Students: 425 · Ratio: 14:170
  • New Bern High4200 Academic DriveGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,774 · Ratio: 16:130
  • Oaks Road Elementary2811 Oaks RoadGrades: KG - 05Students: 488 · Ratio: 16:173
  • Trent Park Elementary2500 Educational DriveGrades: KG - 05Students: 362 · Ratio: 16:177
  • West Craven Middle515 Nw Craven Mid School RGrades: 06 - 08Students: 825 · Ratio: 17:173

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Education level achieved in New Bern

IndexNew BernNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade80.9%82.6%83.8%
Completed high school79.9%81.1%82.4%
Completed some college58.4%58.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree36.6%36.6%37.2%
Completed bachelors26.2%27.8%29.3%
Completed masters9.2%9.5%11.0%
Completed professional degree1.9%2.7%3.2%
Completed doctorate1.0%1.2%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Havelock, NC20,85080%18%
Maysville, NC1,09873%7%
Arapahoe, NC49473%7%
Cove City, NC43770%2%
Vanceboro, NC1,09264%6%
New Bern, NC30,17175%10%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Los Gatos, CA30,16384%23%
Springfield, VA30,15486%27%
Algonquin, IL30,18991%33%
San Luis, AZ30,13953%22%
LaGrange, GA30,13887%28%
New Bern, NC30,17175%10%
Source: The New Bern, 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.