Avg. test scores 26%
High school dipl. 8%
Bachelors degree 25%

Burlington school information

IndexBurlingtonNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores36%44%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:115:116:1
Total public schools141,89579,221
Total private schools351024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1837,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Burlington are 26% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 14 public schools in Burlington
  • 78.5% of people in Burlington have completed 8th grade
  • 76.5% of people in Burlington have completed high school
  • 22.8% of people in Burlington have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Burlington

      IndexBurlingtonNorth CarolinaNational
      Completed 8th grade78.5%83.4%84.3%
      Completed high school76.5%81.9%83.0%
      Completed some college55.7%59.9%59.4%
      Completed associate degree30.7%38.1%38.5%
      Completed bachelors22.8%29.0%30.3%
      Completed masters7.3%10.2%11.5%
      Completed professional degree2.3%2.9%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.1%1.3%1.3%

      Burlington, NC School Districts

      • Alamance-Burlington Schools

      There are a total of 14 public schools, 3 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Burlington. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Burlington, NC schools is 36%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In Burlington, NC, an average of 78.5% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 76.5% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Altamahaw, NC33657%16%
      Saxapahaw, NC1,31456%14%
      Swepsonville, NC1,34852%5%
      Woodlawn, NC83351%3%
      Mebane, NC13,59247%4%
      Burlington, NC52,57036%26%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Gilroy, CA52,57645%9%
      Delano, CA52,53829%41%
      Levittown, PA52,40755%13%
      West New York, NJ52,40733%32%
      Elkhart, IN52,37858%17%
      Burlington, NC52,57036%26%
      Source: The Burlington, 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.