Plymouth school information

IndexPlymouthNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores20%44%49%
Student/Teacher ratio11:115:116:1
Total public schools21,89579,221
Total private schoolsn/a51024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1837,963
The Plymouth, NC educational system consists of 2 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Plymouth public schools have average test scores of 20% which is 55% lower than than the North Carolina average and 60% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Plymouth public schools is 11:1, compared to 15:1 in North Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 72.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 71.2% have completed high school, 8.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Plymouth are 60% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Plymouth.
  • 72.8% of people in Plymouth have completed 8th grade.
  • 71.2% of people in Plymouth have completed high school.
  • 8.7% of people in Plymouth have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Plymouth

IndexPlymouthNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade72.8%83.4%84.3%
Completed high school71.2%81.9%83.0%
Completed some college42.5%59.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree18.2%38.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors8.7%29.0%30.3%
Completed masters2.9%10.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.5%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.3%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Jamesville, NC57848%3%
Edenton, NC4,90039%20%
Windsor, NC3,69431%36%
Roper, NC39921%57%
Plymouth, NC3,68420%60%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Mountain View, HI3,68425%50%
Eveleth, MN3,68557%16%
Honea Path, SC3,68354%9%
Waverly, NE3,68678%59%
Northern Cambria, PA3,68644%11%
Plymouth, NC3,68420%60%
Source: The Plymouth, 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.