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  • Blowing Rock Elementary
  • Po Box 228, Blowing Rock
  • Watauga County Schools
  • Grades: KG - 8 · Students: 338
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1

Blowing Rock school information

IndexBlowing RockNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores71%44%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:115:116:1
Total public schools11,89579,221
Total private schoolsn/a51024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1837,963
The Blowing Rock, NC educational system consists of 1 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Blowing Rock public schools have average test scores of 71% which is 63% higher than than the North Carolina average and 44% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Blowing Rock public schools is 14:1, compared to 15:1 in North Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 92.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 91.9% have completed high school, 64.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 7.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Blowing Rock

IndexBlowing RockNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade92.8%83.4%84.3%
Completed high school91.9%81.9%83.0%
Completed some college83.8%59.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree68.6%38.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors64.5%29.0%30.3%
Completed masters24.0%10.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree7.9%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate5.1%1.3%1.3%

Blowing Rock, NC School Districts

Watauga County Schools

There are a total of 1 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Blowing Rock. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Blowing Rock, NC schools is 71%. The average student to teacher ratio is 14:1. In Blowing Rock, NC, an average of 92.8% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 91.9% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Blowing Rock 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 Blowing Rock, NC schools.

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Blowing Rock, NC1,21371%44%

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Elgin, MN1,21373%47%
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Blowing Rock, NC1,21371%44%
Source: The Blowing Rock, 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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