Avg. test scores 12%
High school dipl. 6%
Bachelors degree 29%

Burnsville school information

IndexBurnsvilleNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores55%44%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:115:116:1
Total public schools81,89579,221
Total private schools251024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1837,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Burnsville are 12% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 8 public schools in Burnsville
  • 80.2% of people in Burnsville have completed 8th grade
  • 77.8% of people in Burnsville have completed high school
  • 21.4% of people in Burnsville have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Burnsville

      IndexBurnsvilleNorth CarolinaNational
      Completed 8th grade80.2%83.4%84.3%
      Completed high school77.8%81.9%83.0%
      Completed some college52.1%59.9%59.4%
      Completed associate degree31.3%38.1%38.5%
      Completed bachelors21.4%29.0%30.3%
      Completed masters6.9%10.2%11.5%
      Completed professional degree2.5%2.9%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.7%1.3%1.3%

      Burnsville, NC School Districts

      • Yancey County Schools

      There are a total of 8 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Burnsville. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Burnsville, NC schools is 55%. The average student to teacher ratio is 13:1. In Burnsville, NC, an average of 80.2% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 77.8% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Mars Hill, NC2,62061%23%
      Weaverville, NC3,88654%9%
      Spruce Pine, NC2,21149%0%
      Bakersville, NC61643%12%
      Burnsville, NC1,67455%12%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Braddock Hills, PA1,67433%34%
      Teutopolis, IL1,67446%6%
      Cecilia, LA1,67466%35%
      Mitchell, NE1,67381%64%
      Mechanic Falls, ME1,67342%15%
      Burnsville, NC1,67455%12%
      Source: The Burnsville, 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.