Rocky Mount school information

IndexRocky MountNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores64%73%68%
Student/Teacher ratio14:115:116:1
Total public schools171,89579,235
Total private schools751024,875
Total post-secondary schools21837,965

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  • The average school test scores in Rocky Mount are 6% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 17 public schools in Rocky Mount.
  • 79.0% of people in Rocky Mount have completed 8th grade.
  • 77.4% of people in Rocky Mount have completed high school.
  • 18.9% of people in Rocky Mount have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Rocky Mount

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  • Baskerville Elementary1100 Stokes AveGrades: KG - 05Students: 362 · Ratio: 14:175
  • Benvenue Elementary2700 Nicodemus Mile RdGrades: KG - 05Students: 83 · Ratio: 17:172
  • D S Johnson Elementary600 Fairview RdGrades: PK - 05Students: 754 · Ratio: 22:153
  • Englewood Elementary101 Englewood DrGrades: 03 - 05Students: 539 · Ratio: 18:169
  • G R Edwards Middle720 Edwards StGrades: 06 - 08Students: 731 · Ratio: 15:162
  • G W Bulluck Elementary3090 Bulluck School RoadGrades: PK - 05Students: 871 · Ratio: 19:167
  • J W Parker Middle1500 E Virginia StGrades: 06 - 08Students: 454 · Ratio: 14:171
  • N-Rms Middle College High530 N Old Carriage RoadGrades: 09 - 12Students: 199 · Ratio: 16:1n/a
  • Nash Central High4279 Nash Central High RoaGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,247 · Ratio: 17:169
  • Northern Nash High4230 Green Hills RdGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,239 · Ratio: 17:168
  • O R Pope Elementary226 Coleman AveGrades: KG - 05Students: 317 · Ratio: 18:158
  • Rocky Mount High308 S Tillery StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,177 · Ratio: 15:1n/a
  • West Edgecombe Middle6301 Nobles Mill Pond RoadGrades: 06 - 08Students: 385 · Ratio: 18:159
  • Williford Elementary801 Williford StGrades: KG - 05Students: 42 · Ratio: 15:144
  • Winstead Avenue ElementaryWinstead AvenueGrades: KG - 02Students: 554 · Ratio: 16:1n/a

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Education level achieved in Rocky Mount

IndexRocky MountNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade79.0%82.6%83.8%
Completed high school77.4%81.1%82.4%
Completed some college48.2%58.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree25.5%36.6%37.2%
Completed bachelors18.9%27.8%29.3%
Completed masters5.4%9.5%11.0%
Completed professional degree1.4%2.7%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.2%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Elm City, NC1,76681%18%
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Wilson, NC49,38973%7%
Pinetops, NC1,27757%16%
Rocky Mount, NC57,07164%6%

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Dearborn Heights, MI57,06352%24%
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Rocky Mount, NC57,07164%6%
Source: The Rocky Mount, NC education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau 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.