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Avg. test scores 44%
High school dipl. 11%
Bachelors degree 113%

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
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Blowing Rock are 44% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 1 public schools in Blowing Rock
  • 92.8% of people in Blowing Rock have completed 8th grade
  • 91.9% of people in Blowing Rock have completed high school
  • 64.5% of people in Blowing Rock have completed a bachelors degree

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      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.

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      Blowing Rock, NC1,21371%44%

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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.