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77%
  • Tiller School
  • 1950 Hwy 70e, Beaufort
  • Tiller School
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 199
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
58%
  • Beaufort Elementary
  • 110 Carraway Drive, Beaufort
  • Carteret County Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 463
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
55%
  • East Carteret High
  • 3263 Hwy 70 E, Beaufort
  • Carteret County Public Schools
  • Grades: 6 - 12 · Students: 596
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
43%
  • Beaufort Middle School
  • 100 Carraway Drive, Beaufort
  • Carteret County Public Schools
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 264
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
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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.

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%

Beaufort, NC School Districts

Carteret County Schools

There are a total of 4 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Beaufort. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Beaufort, NC schools is 58%. The average student to teacher ratio is 12:1. In Beaufort, NC, an average of 85.4% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 83.5% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Beaufort schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Beaufort, NC schools.

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Harkers Island, NC1,48865%31%
Newport, NC4,66659%20%
Broad Creek, NC2,36557%15%
Havelock, NC20,63054%9%
Morehead City, NC9,27348%2%
Beaufort, NC4,18158%18%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Bethel Manor, VA4,18190%82%
Mead, CO4,18141%17%
Dyersville, IA4,18085%72%
La Verkin, UT4,18249%1%
Canton, NC4,18255%12%
Beaufort, NC4,18158%18%
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.
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