Newport school information

IndexNewportNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores59%44%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:115:116:1
Total public schools51,89579,221
Total private schools351024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1837,963
The Newport, NC educational system consists of 5 public schools, 3 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Newport public schools have average test scores of 59% which is 35% higher than than the North Carolina average and 20% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Newport public schools is 12:1, compared to 15:1 in North Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 77.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 76.0% have completed high school, 18.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Newport are 20% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Newport.
  • 77.1% of people in Newport have completed 8th grade.
  • 76.0% of people in Newport have completed high school.
  • 18.8% of people in Newport have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Newport

IndexNewportNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade77.1%83.4%84.3%
Completed high school76.0%81.9%83.0%
Completed some college56.4%59.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree28.8%38.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors18.8%29.0%30.3%
Completed masters7.4%10.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.5%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.3%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Cape Carteret, NC2,26765%31%
Beaufort, NC4,18158%18%
Broad Creek, NC2,36557%15%
Havelock, NC20,63054%9%
Swansboro, NC3,04649%1%
Newport, NC4,66659%20%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Avalon, PA4,66647%4%
West Peoria, IL4,66511%78%
Newton Falls, OH4,66872%46%
Mountain Grove, MO4,66843%13%
Danville, PA4,66471%44%
Newport, NC4,66659%20%
Source: The Newport, 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.