Tarboro school information

IndexTarboroNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores25%44%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:115:116:1
Total public schools81,89579,221
Total private schools151024,874
Total post-secondary schools11837,963
The Tarboro, NC educational system consists of 8 public schools, 1 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Tarboro public schools have average test scores of 25% which is 42% lower than than the North Carolina average and 48% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Tarboro public schools is 12:1, compared to 15:1 in North Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 73.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 70.4% have completed high school, 14.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Tarboro are 48% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 8 public schools in Tarboro.
  • 73.2% of people in Tarboro have completed 8th grade.
  • 70.4% of people in Tarboro have completed high school.
  • 14.5% of people in Tarboro have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Tarboro

IndexTarboroNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade73.2%83.4%84.3%
Completed high school70.4%81.9%83.0%
Completed some college49.1%59.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree24.7%38.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors14.5%29.0%30.3%
Completed masters6.2%10.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.3%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.3%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Whitakers, NC87449%1%
Bethel, NC1,62431%37%
Pinetops, NC1,18029%42%
Rocky Mount, NC56,17527%46%
Princeville, NC2,30017%65%
Tarboro, NC11,20625%48%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Lake Grove, NY11,20643%13%
Springdale, OH11,20569%39%
Garden Acres, CA11,20918%63%
Destrehan, LA11,21180%62%
Piedmont, CA11,20184%72%
Tarboro, NC11,20625%48%
Source: The Tarboro, NC education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 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.