Avg. test scores 4%
High school dipl. 15%
Bachelors degree 36%

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

Key findings

  • The 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%

      Bryson City, NC School Districts

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      There are a total of 5 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Bryson City. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Bryson City, NC schools is 47%. The average student to teacher ratio is 14:1. In Bryson City, NC, an average of 77.4% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 70.4% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      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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      Van Buren, ME1,66636%27%
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      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.