Rutherfordton school information

IndexRutherfordtonNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores71%73%68%
Student/Teacher ratio14:115:116:1
Total public schools51,89579,235
Total private schools251024,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1837,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Rutherfordton are 5% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Rutherfordton.
  • 83.0% of people in Rutherfordton have completed 8th grade.
  • 82.2% of people in Rutherfordton have completed high school.
  • 22.1% of people in Rutherfordton have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Rutherfordton

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  • Pinnacle Elementary1204 Painters Gap RoadGrades: KG - 05Students: 36 · Ratio: 16:183
  • R S CentralPo Box 1119Grades: 09 - 12Students: 979 · Ratio: 16:155
  • R S Middle545 Charlotte Rd.Grades: 06 - 08Students: 713 · Ratio: 16:172
  • Rutherfordton Elementary134 Maple StreetGrades: PK - 05Students: 413 · Ratio: 17:176

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Education level achieved in Rutherfordton

IndexRutherfordtonNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade83.0%82.6%83.8%
Completed high school82.2%81.1%82.4%
Completed some college58.6%58.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree37.0%36.6%37.2%
Completed bachelors22.1%27.8%29.3%
Completed masters6.9%9.5%11.0%
Completed professional degree2.3%2.7%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.2%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Mooresboro, NC38792%34%
Ellenboro, NC1,32186%26%
Landrum, SC2,59786%26%
Lake Lure, NC1,37582%21%
Bostic, NC38881%19%
Rutherfordton, NC4,20871%5%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Plain City, OH4,21090%32%
Fordyce, AR4,20561%11%
Belton, SC4,21187%28%
West Reading, PA4,20487%27%
Cramerton, NC4,21287%28%
Rutherfordton, NC4,20871%5%
Source: The Rutherfordton, 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.