Wilkesboro school information

IndexWilkesboroNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores52%44%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:115:116:1
Total public schools41,89579,221
Total private schoolsn/a51024,874
Total post-secondary schools11837,963
The Wilkesboro, NC educational system consists of 4 public schools, n/a private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Wilkesboro public schools have average test scores of 52% which is 20% higher than than the North Carolina average and 6% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Wilkesboro public schools is 14:1, compared to 15:1 in North Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 77.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 70.4% have completed high school, 23.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Wilkesboro are 6% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Wilkesboro.
  • 77.0% of people in Wilkesboro have completed 8th grade.
  • 70.4% of people in Wilkesboro have completed high school.
  • 23.5% of people in Wilkesboro have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Wilkesboro

IndexWilkesboroNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade77.0%83.4%84.3%
Completed high school70.4%81.9%83.0%
Completed some college52.4%59.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree35.8%38.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors23.5%29.0%30.3%
Completed masters11.1%10.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.1%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.3%1.3%

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

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Wilkesboro, NC3,55252%6%

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Wilkesboro, NC3,55252%6%
Source: The Wilkesboro, 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.