Selma school information

IndexSelmaNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores24%44%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:115:116:1
Total public schools21,89579,235
Total private schoolsn/a51024,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1837,965

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  • The average school test scores in Selma are 52% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Selma.
  • 57.1% of people in Selma have completed 8th grade.
  • 55.8% of people in Selma have completed high school.
  • 8.2% of people in Selma have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Selma

IndexSelmaNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade57.1%82.6%83.8%
Completed high school55.8%81.1%82.4%
Completed some college31.8%58.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree18.7%36.6%37.2%
Completed bachelors8.2%27.8%29.3%
Completed masters3.4%9.5%11.0%
Completed professional degree2.2%2.7%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.2%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Clayton, NC17,27454%9%
Wilson's Mills, NC2,82348%3%
Archer Lodge, NC4,44146%7%
Princeton, NC1,40146%7%
Kenly, NC1,56341%17%
Selma, NC6,17224%52%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Burton, SC6,17343%12%
South Patrick Shores, FL6,17367%36%
Hidden Valley Lake, CA6,16844%12%
Walker, LA6,17674%51%
Lucas Valley-Marinwood, CA6,16871%44%
Selma, NC6,17224%52%
Source: The Selma, 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.