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Avg. test scores 9%
High school dipl. 8%
Bachelors degree 38%

Black Mountain school information

IndexBlack MountainNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores54%44%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:115:116:1
Total public schools31,89579,221
Total private schools251024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1837,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Black Mountain are 9% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Black Mountain
  • 89.7% of people in Black Mountain have completed 8th grade
  • 89.5% of people in Black Mountain have completed high school
  • 41.8% of people in Black Mountain have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Black Mountain

      IndexBlack MountainNorth CarolinaNational
      Completed 8th grade89.7%83.4%84.3%
      Completed high school89.5%81.9%83.0%
      Completed some college67.5%59.9%59.4%
      Completed associate degree48.7%38.1%38.5%
      Completed bachelors41.8%29.0%30.3%
      Completed masters19.0%10.2%11.5%
      Completed professional degree4.7%2.9%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.5%1.3%1.3%

      Black Mountain, NC School Districts

      • Buncombe County Schools

      There are a total of 3 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Black Mountain. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Black Mountain, NC schools is 54%. The average student to teacher ratio is 13:1. In Black Mountain, NC, an average of 89.7% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 89.5% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Royal Pines, NC4,75170%41%
      Mars Hill, NC2,62061%23%
      Fletcher, NC7,54760%22%
      Asheville, NC87,53154%9%
      Weaverville, NC3,88654%9%
      Black Mountain, NC8,16854%9%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      McFarland, WI8,16851%4%
      Wytheville, VA8,16777%56%
      St. Marys, OH8,16986%74%
      Grove City, PA8,17054%10%
      Vinton, VA8,17084%70%
      Black Mountain, NC8,16854%9%
      Source: The Black Mountain, 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.