Oak Island school information

IndexOak IslandNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scoresn/a44%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 Oak Island, NC educational system consists of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Oak Island public schools have average test scores of n/a which is equal to than the North Carolina average and equal to than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Oak Island public schools is n/a, compared to 15:1 in North Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 88.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 88.2% have completed high school, 32.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Oak Island are equal to the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Oak Island.
  • 88.3% of people in Oak Island have completed 8th grade.
  • 88.2% of people in Oak Island have completed high school.
  • 32.7% of people in Oak Island have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Oak Island

IndexOak IslandNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade88.3%83.4%84.3%
Completed high school88.2%81.9%83.0%
Completed some college68.4%59.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree43.6%38.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors32.7%29.0%30.3%
Completed masters12.0%10.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.2%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.3%1.3%

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

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Oak Island, NC7,359n/a 

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Oak Island, NC7,359n/a 
Source: The Oak Island, 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.