Bryson City school information

IndexBryson CityNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores47%44%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:115:116:1
Total public schools51,89579,221
Total private schools151024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1837,963
The Bryson City, NC educational system consists of 5 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Bryson City public schools have average test scores of 47% which is 8% higher than than the North Carolina average and 4% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Bryson City public schools is 14:1, compared to 15:1 in North Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 77.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 70.4% have completed high school, 19.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Bryson City are 4% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Bryson City.
  • 77.4% of people in Bryson City have completed 8th grade.
  • 70.4% of people in Bryson City have completed high school.
  • 19.3% of people in Bryson City have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Bryson City

IndexBryson CityNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade77.4%83.4%84.3%
Completed high school70.4%81.9%83.0%
Completed some college46.0%59.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree28.1%38.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors19.3%29.0%30.3%
Completed masters8.1%10.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.7%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.3%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Bryson City (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Webster, NC43875%52%
Cullowhee, NC5,55639%21%
Sylva, NC2,59936%27%
Bryson City, NC1,66547%4%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
McMechen, WV1,66550%1%
Osakis, MN1,66566%33%
Crooked Lake Park, FL1,66577%55%
Kersey, CO1,66436%26%
Oakwood, IL1,66620%59%
Bryson City, NC1,66547%4%
Source: The Bryson City, 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.