Avg. test scores 11%
High school dipl. 10%
Bachelors degree 56%

Atlantic school information

IndexAtlanticNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores55%44%49%
Student/Teacher ration/a15:116:1
Total public schoolsn/a1,89579,221
Total private schoolsn/a51024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1837,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Atlantic are 11% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Atlantic
  • 75.7% of people in Atlantic have completed 8th grade
  • 74.3% of people in Atlantic have completed high school
  • 13.4% of people in Atlantic have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Atlantic

      IndexAtlanticNorth CarolinaNational
      Completed 8th grade75.7%83.4%84.3%
      Completed high school74.3%81.9%83.0%
      Completed some college48.3%59.9%59.4%
      Completed associate degree16.2%38.1%38.5%
      Completed bachelors13.4%29.0%30.3%
      Completed masters5.9%10.2%11.5%
      Completed professional degree3.1%2.9%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.7%1.3%1.3%

      Atlantic, NC School Districts

      • Carteret County Schools

      There are a total of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Atlantic. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Atlantic, NC schools is 55%. The average student to teacher ratio is n/a. In Atlantic, NC, an average of 75.7% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 74.3% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Harkers Island, NC1,48865%31%
      Atlantic, NC44555%11%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      McCurtain, OK44567%36%
      Damascus, OH44577%56%
      Bridgewater, SD44537%25%
      Texline, TX44570%41%
      Delhi, IA44587%77%
      Atlantic, NC44555%11%
      Source: The Atlantic, 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.