Oak Ridge school information

IndexOak RidgeNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores72%44%49%
Student/Teacher ratio18:115:116:1
Total public schools11,89579,221
Total private schools151024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1837,963
The Oak Ridge, NC educational system consists of 1 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Oak Ridge public schools have average test scores of 72% which is 65% higher than than the North Carolina average and 46% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Oak Ridge public schools is 18:1, compared to 15:1 in North Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 92.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 92.9% have completed high school, 48.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 8.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Oak Ridge are 46% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 1 public schools in Oak Ridge.
  • 92.9% of people in Oak Ridge have completed 8th grade.
  • 92.9% of people in Oak Ridge have completed high school.
  • 48.2% of people in Oak Ridge have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Oak Ridge

IndexOak RidgeNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade92.9%83.4%84.3%
Completed high school92.9%81.9%83.0%
Completed some college72.7%59.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree57.1%38.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors48.2%29.0%30.3%
Completed masters20.0%10.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree8.1%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.8%1.3%1.3%

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

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Stokesdale, NC5,27870%41%
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Walnut Cove, NC1,56549%1%
Oak Ridge, NC6,61772%46%

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Oak Ridge, NC6,61772%46%
Source: The Oak Ridge, 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.