Waynesville school information

IndexWaynesvilleNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores80%73%68%
Student/Teacher ratio13:115:116:1
Total public schools81,89579,235
Total private schoolsn/a51024,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1837,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Waynesville are 18% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 8 public schools in Waynesville.
  • 78.2% of people in Waynesville have completed 8th grade.
  • 77.0% of people in Waynesville have completed high school.
  • 23.9% of people in Waynesville have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Waynesville

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  • Bethel Elementary730 Sonoma RoadGrades: KG - 05Students: 56 · Ratio: 15:1n/a
  • Bethel Middle630 Sonoma RoadGrades: 06 - 08Students: 333 · Ratio: 15:180
  • Central Elementary62 Joy LaneGrades: PK - 05Students: 287 · Ratio: 12:183
  • Hazelwood Elementary1111 Plott Creek RoadGrades: KG - 05Students: 521 · Ratio: 15:185
  • Jonathan Valley Elementary410 Hall DriveGrades: KG - 05Students: 392 · Ratio: 16:1n/a
  • Junaluska Elementary2238 Asheville HwyGrades: KG - 05Students: 369 · Ratio: 14:186
  • Tuscola High564 Tuscola School RdGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,056 · Ratio: 14:171
  • Waynesville Middle459 Brown AveGrades: 06 - 08Students: 898 · Ratio: 15:177

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Education level achieved in Waynesville

IndexWaynesvilleNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade78.2%82.6%83.8%
Completed high school77.0%81.1%82.4%
Completed some college55.6%58.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree35.5%36.6%37.2%
Completed bachelors23.9%27.8%29.3%
Completed masters8.7%9.5%11.0%
Completed professional degree2.2%2.7%3.2%
Completed doctorate1.1%1.2%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Canton, NC4,16080%17%
Clyde, NC1,36277%13%
Cullowhee, NC5,53176%12%
Sylva, NC2,58175%11%
Waynesville, NC9,77080%18%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Monmouth, OR9,76972%6%
Cottage Grove, OR9,77269%1%
Washington, NC9,76869%1%
East Stroudsburg, PA9,77381%19%
Baker City, OR9,77481%19%
Waynesville, NC9,77080%18%
Source: The Waynesville, 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.