Shelby school information

IndexShelbyNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores73%73%68%
Student/Teacher ratio16:115:116:1
Total public schools151,89579,235
Total private schools151024,875
Total post-secondary schools11837,965

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  • The average school test scores in Shelby are 8% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 15 public schools in Shelby.
  • 83.9% of people in Shelby have completed 8th grade.
  • 82.7% of people in Shelby have completed high school.
  • 21.7% of people in Shelby have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Shelby

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  • Boiling Springs Elementary1522 Patrick AvenueGrades: PK - 05Students: 598 · Ratio: 16:186
  • Cleveland County Early College Hig137 South Post RoadGrades: 09 - 12Students: 144 · Ratio: 21:1n/a
  • Crest High School800 Old Boiling SpringsGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,242 · Ratio: 15:170
  • Crest Mid Sch Of Technology315 Beaverdam Church RoadGrades: 06 - 08Students: 1,019 · Ratio: 17:179
  • Elizabeth Elementary220 S Post RoadGrades: KG - 05Students: 549 · Ratio: 16:1n/a
  • James Love Elementary309 James Love RoadGrades: PK - 03Students: 314 · Ratio: 14:175
  • Jefferson Elementary1166 Wyke RoadGrades: PK - 03Students: 34 · Ratio: 14:186
  • Marion Intermediate410 Forest Hill DriveGrades: 04 - 05Students: 376 · Ratio: 14:1n/a
  • North Shelby1205 Northside DriveGrades: PK - 12Students: 154 · Ratio: 9:164
  • Shelby High230 E Dixon BoulevardGrades: 09 - 12Students: 977 · Ratio: 14:176
  • Shelby Middle400 W Marion StreetGrades: 06 - 08Students: 678 · Ratio: 14:1n/a
  • Springmore Elementary616 Mcbrayer Homestead RoaGrades: KG - 05Students: 662 · Ratio: 16:183
  • Township Three Elementary526 Davis RoadGrades: PK - 05Students: 708 · Ratio: 16:177
  • Turning Point Academy910 South Post RoadGrades: 06 - 12Students: 102 · Ratio: 5:128
  • Union Elementary1440 Union Church RoadGrades: PK - 05Students: 462 · Ratio: 14:184
  • Washington Math And Science1907 Stony Point RoadGrades: PK - 05Students: 427 · Ratio: 15:1n/a

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Education level achieved in Shelby

IndexShelbyNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade83.9%82.6%83.8%
Completed high school82.7%81.1%82.4%
Completed some college51.2%58.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree31.6%36.6%37.2%
Completed bachelors21.7%27.8%29.3%
Completed masters8.0%9.5%11.0%
Completed professional degree1.9%2.7%3.2%
Completed doctorate1.0%1.2%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Mooresboro, NC38792%34%
Kings Mountain, NC10,74386%26%
Ellenboro, NC1,32186%26%
Grover, NC1,09284%23%
Cherryville, NC5,82682%21%
Shelby, NC20,28373%8%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Oregon, OH20,28279%16%
Gardner, MA20,27959%14%
Selma, AL20,27671%4%
Sulphur, LA20,27579%16%
West Mifflin, PA20,27165%4%
Shelby, NC20,28373%8%
Source: The Shelby, 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.