Balfour school information

IndexBalfourNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores25%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
The Balfour, NC educational system consists of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Balfour public schools have average test scores of 25% which is 43% lower than than the North Carolina average and 50% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Balfour public schools is n/a, compared to 15:1 in North Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 80.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 76.7% have completed high school, 21.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Balfour are 50% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Balfour.
  • 80.7% of people in Balfour have completed 8th grade.
  • 76.7% of people in Balfour have completed high school.
  • 21.4% of people in Balfour have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Balfour

IndexBalfourNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade80.7%83.4%84.3%
Completed high school76.7%81.9%83.0%
Completed some college54.9%59.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree30.8%38.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors21.4%29.0%30.3%
Completed masters3.6%10.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.5%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.3%1.3%

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

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Saluda, NC75870%41%
Flat Rock, NC3,25466%35%
Balfour, NC1,54025%50%

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Balfour, NC1,54025%50%
Source: The Balfour, 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.