Sylva school information

IndexSylvaNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores75%73%68%
Student/Teacher ratio13:115:116:1
Total public schools41,89579,235
Total private schools151024,875
Total post-secondary schools11837,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Sylva are 11% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Sylva.
  • 82.0% of people in Sylva have completed 8th grade.
  • 79.3% of people in Sylva have completed high school.
  • 33.2% of people in Sylva have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Sylva

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  • Fairview Elementary251 Big Orange WayGrades: KG - 08Students: 709 · Ratio: 16:185
  • Jackson Co Early College447 College DrGrades: 09 - 12Students: 12 · Ratio: 30:181
  • Jackson Co Sch Of Alt3770 Skyland DriveGrades: KG - 12Students: 75 · Ratio: 7:163
  • Scotts Creek Elementary516 Parris BranchGrades: KG - 08Students: 497 · Ratio: 17:181
  • Smoky Mountain High100 Smoky Mountain DriveGrades: 09 - 12Students: 77 · Ratio: 14:166

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Education level achieved in Sylva

IndexSylvaNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade82.0%82.6%83.8%
Completed high school79.3%81.1%82.4%
Completed some college62.3%58.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree40.4%36.6%37.2%
Completed bachelors33.2%27.8%29.3%
Completed masters12.7%9.5%11.0%
Completed professional degree3.0%2.7%3.2%
Completed doctorate2.2%1.2%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Waynesville, NC9,77080%18%
Bryson City, NC1,58579%15%
Cullowhee, NC5,53176%12%
Franklin, NC3,89372%6%
Sylva, NC2,58175%11%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Tool, TX2,58194%38%
Simpsonville, KY2,58173%7%
El Paso, IL2,58292%35%
Okanogan, WA2,57954%20%
Vergennes, VT2,57966%4%
Sylva, NC2,58175%11%
Source: The Sylva, 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.