Central school information

IndexCentralRaleighNorth Carolina
Average Test Scores62%52%44%
Student/Teacher ration/a14:115:1
Total public schoolsn/a791,895
Total private schoolsn/a36510
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a12183

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  • The average school test scores in Central are 26% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Central.
  • 78.3% of people in Central have completed 8th grade.
  • 76.3% of people in Central have completed high school.
  • 37.1% of people in Central have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Central

IndexCentralRaleighNorth Carolina
Completed 8th grade78.3%89.8%83.4%
Completed high school76.3%88.9%81.9%
Completed some college61.4%75.4%59.9%
Completed associate degree42.2%57.0%38.1%
Completed bachelors37.1%49.2%29.0%
Completed masters17.2%17.2%10.2%
Completed professional degree7.6%4.8%2.9%
Completed doctorate4.2%2.1%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Morrisville, NC22,60082%66%
Apex, NC43,89368%39%
Cary, NC155,82268%38%
Holly Springs, NC30,12664%30%
Wake Forest, NC36,47263%29%
Raleigh, NC441,32652%6%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Omaha, NE443,07272%47%
Colorado Springs, CO448,75937%25%
Virginia Beach, VA449,73382%67%
Miami, FL432,62247%5%
Atlanta, GA456,37828%44%
Raleigh, NC441,32652%6%
Source: The Central, Raleigh, 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.