Beaufort school information

IndexBeaufortNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores58%44%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:115:116:1
Total public schools41,89579,221
Total private schools151024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1837,963
The Beaufort, NC educational system consists of 4 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Beaufort public schools have average test scores of 58% which is 33% higher than than the North Carolina average and 18% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Beaufort public schools is 12:1, compared to 15:1 in North Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 85.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 83.5% have completed high school, 27.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Beaufort are 18% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Beaufort.
  • 85.4% of people in Beaufort have completed 8th grade.
  • 83.5% of people in Beaufort have completed high school.
  • 27.4% of people in Beaufort have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Beaufort

IndexBeaufortNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade85.4%83.4%84.3%
Completed high school83.5%81.9%83.0%
Completed some college66.1%59.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree38.5%38.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors27.4%29.0%30.3%
Completed masters11.6%10.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.1%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.5%1.3%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Harkers Island, NC1,48865%31%
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Morehead City, NC9,27348%2%
Beaufort, NC4,18158%18%

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Source: The Beaufort, 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.