Banner Elk school information

IndexBanner ElkNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores50%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 Banner Elk, NC educational system consists of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Banner Elk public schools have average test scores of 50% which is 14% higher than than the North Carolina average and 1% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Banner Elk public schools is n/a, compared to 15:1 in North Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 91.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 91.0% have completed high school, 47.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Banner Elk are 1% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Banner Elk.
  • 91.0% of people in Banner Elk have completed 8th grade.
  • 91.0% of people in Banner Elk have completed high school.
  • 47.8% of people in Banner Elk have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Banner Elk

IndexBanner ElkNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade91.0%83.4%84.3%
Completed high school91.0%81.9%83.0%
Completed some college79.0%59.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree54.1%38.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors47.8%29.0%30.3%
Completed masters20.6%10.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.7%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.3%1.3%

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

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Banner Elk, NC1,25650%1%
Source: The Banner Elk, 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.