Wrightsville Beach school information

IndexWrightsville BeachNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores90%44%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:115:116:1
Total public schools11,89579,221
Total private schools151024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1837,963
The Wrightsville Beach, NC educational system consists of 1 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Wrightsville Beach public schools have average test scores of 90% which is 105% higher than than the North Carolina average and 82% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Wrightsville Beach public schools is 17:1, compared to 15:1 in North Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 99.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 99.2% have completed high school, 70.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 8.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Wrightsville Beach are 82% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 1 public schools in Wrightsville Beach.
  • 99.2% of people in Wrightsville Beach have completed 8th grade.
  • 99.2% of people in Wrightsville Beach have completed high school.
  • 70.3% of people in Wrightsville Beach have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Wrightsville Beach

IndexWrightsville BeachNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade99.2%83.4%84.3%
Completed high school99.2%81.9%83.0%
Completed some college93.2%59.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree76.7%38.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors70.3%29.0%30.3%
Completed masters19.3%10.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree8.5%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.1%1.3%1.3%

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

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Wrightsville Beach, NC2,54690%82%

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Source: The Wrightsville Beach, 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.