Avg. test scores 18%
High school dipl. 1%
Bachelors degree 10%

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

Key findings

  • The 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%

      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.

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

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      Mead, CO4,18141%17%
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      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.