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Avg. test scores 50%
High school dipl. 10%
Bachelors degree 58%

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
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Key findings

  • The 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%

      Banner Elk, NC School Districts

      • Avery County Schools

      There are a total of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Banner Elk. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Banner Elk, NC schools is 50%. The average student to teacher ratio is n/a. In Banner Elk, NC, an average of 91.0% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 91.0% have completed high school.

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      Banner Elk, NC1,25650%1%

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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.