Wilmington school information

IndexWilmingtonNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores74%73%68%
Student/Teacher ratio17:115:116:1
Total public schools331,89579,235
Total private schools1551024,875
Total post-secondary schools41837,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Wilmington are 9% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 33 public schools in Wilmington.
  • 87.3% of people in Wilmington have completed 8th grade.
  • 86.5% of people in Wilmington have completed high school.
  • 39.8% of people in Wilmington have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Wilmington

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  • Annie H Snipes ElementaryBoard Of EducationGrades: KG - 05Students: 482 · Ratio: 12:1n/a
  • Bradley Creek Elementary6211 Greenville LoopGrades: KG - 05Students: 378 · Ratio: 14:177
  • Cape Fear Center For Inquiry3131 Randall ParkwayGrades: KG - 08Students: 367 · Ratio: 14:1n/a
  • Castle Hayne Elem3925 Roger Haynes DriveGrades: KG - 05Students: 462 · Ratio: 17:169
  • Charles P Murray Middle655 Veterans DriveGrades: 05 - 08Students: 791 · Ratio: 17:186
  • College Park Elementary5001 Oriole DrGrades: KG - 05Students: 457 · Ratio: 15:180
  • Dr Hubert Eaton Sr Elem6701 Gordon RoadGrades: KG - 05Students: 587 · Ratio: 18:192
  • Dr John Codington ElemBoard Of EducationGrades: KG - 05Students: 519 · Ratio: 17:194
  • Edwin A Alderman Elementary2025 Independence BlvdGrades: KG - 05Students: 277 · Ratio: 14:171
  • Edwin A. Anderson Elem455 Halyburton Memorial PaGrades: KG - 05Students: 639 · Ratio: 17:183
  • Emma B Trask Middle2900 N College RdGrades: 06 - 08Students: 697 · Ratio: 17:181
  • Emsley A Laney High2700 N College RdGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,833 · Ratio: 18:157
  • Eugene Ashley High555 Veterans DriveGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,708 · Ratio: 19:167
  • Forest Hills Elementary602 Colonial DrGrades: KG - 05Students: 466 · Ratio: 17:1n/a
  • Gregory Elementary319 S 10Th StGrades: KG - 05Students: 415 · Ratio: 14:1n/a
  • Heyward C Bellamy Elem70 Sanders RdGrades: KG - 05Students: 649 · Ratio: 17:188
  • Holly Tree Elementary3020 Web TraceGrades: KG - 05Students: 49 · Ratio: 16:192
  • Isaac M Bear High601 S College RdGrades: 09 - 12Students: 228 · Ratio: 24:1n/a
  • John J Blair Elementary6510 Market StGrades: KG - 05Students: 604 · Ratio: 17:180
  • John T Hoggard High4305 Shipyard BlvdGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,777 · Ratio: 18:178
  • Lake Forest Academy1802 S 15Th StGrades: KG - 08Students: 49 · Ratio: 5:129
  • Lakeside1805 S 13Th StGrades: 06 - 12Students: 2 · Ratio: 3:128
  • M C S Noble Middle6520 Market StGrades: 06 - 08Students: 642 · Ratio: 16:187
  • Mary C Williams Elementary801 Silver Lake RdGrades: KG - 05Students: 417 · Ratio: 14:172
  • Mary Sidberry Mosley Plc1805 S 13Th StGrades: 10 - 12Students: 7 · Ratio: 9:125
  • Murrayville Elementary225 Mabee WayGrades: KG - 05Students: 628 · Ratio: 17:182
  • Myrtle Grove Middle901 Piner RdGrades: 06 - 08Students: 769 · Ratio: 17:188
  • New Hanover High1307 Market StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,602 · Ratio: 16:156
  • Ogden Elementary3637 Middle Sound RdGrades: KG - 05Students: 684 · Ratio: 17:194
  • Pine Valley Elementary440 John S Mosby DrGrades: KG - 05Students: 552 · Ratio: 16:184
  • Rachel Freeman Elementary2601 Princess Place DriveGrades: KG - 05Students: 332 · Ratio: 13:1n/a
  • Roland-Grise Middle4412 Lake AveGrades: 06 - 08Students: 862 · Ratio: 18:187
  • Sunset Park ElementaryBoard Of EducationGrades: KG - 05Students: 324 · Ratio: 11:171
  • Walter L Parsley ElementaryBoard Of EducationGrades: KG - 05Students: 591 · Ratio: 18:193
  • Williston MiddleBoard Of EducationGrades: 06 - 08Students: 744 · Ratio: 14:164
  • Wilmington Preparatory Academy606 S. College Rd.Grades: KG - 06Students: 88 · Ratio: 10:1n/a
  • Winter Park Model ElemBoard Of EducationGrades: KG - 05Students: 356 · Ratio: 15:168
  • Wrightsboro ElementaryBoard Of EducationGrades: KG - 05Students: 472 · Ratio: 15:173

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Education level achieved in Wilmington

IndexWilmingtonNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade87.3%82.6%83.8%
Completed high school86.5%81.1%82.4%
Completed some college69.5%58.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree49.6%36.6%37.2%
Completed bachelors39.8%27.8%29.3%
Completed masters13.4%9.5%11.0%
Completed professional degree4.5%2.7%3.2%
Completed doctorate1.9%1.2%1.3%

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

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Leland, NC15,31678%14%
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Wilmington, NC110,10074%9%

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Source: The Wilmington, 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.