Avg. test scores 15%
High school dipl. 12%
Bachelors degree 26%
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Cape Carteret school information

IndexCape CarteretNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores56%43%48%
Student/Teacher ratio14:115:116:1
Total public schools11,89579,221
Total private schoolsn/a51024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1837,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Cape Carteret are 15% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 1 public schools in Cape Carteret
  • 93.0% of people in Cape Carteret have completed 8th grade
  • 93.0% of people in Cape Carteret have completed high school
  • 38.1% of people in Cape Carteret have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Cape Carteret

      IndexCape CarteretNorth CarolinaNational
      Completed 8th grade93.0%83.4%84.3%
      Completed high school93.0%81.9%83.0%
      Completed some college75.8%59.9%59.4%
      Completed associate degree50.3%38.1%38.5%
      Completed bachelors38.1%29.0%30.3%
      Completed masters17.1%10.2%11.5%
      Completed professional degree4.5%2.9%3.3%
      Completed doctorate2.0%1.3%1.3%

      Cape Carteret, NC School Districts

      • Carteret County Schools

      There are a total of 1 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Cape Carteret. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Cape Carteret, NC schools is 56%. The average student to teacher ratio is 14:1. In Cape Carteret, NC, an average of 93.0% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 93.0% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Newport, NC4,66658%20.7%
      Havelock, NC20,63049%2.6%
      Swansboro, NC3,04649%1.3%
      Maysville, NC93742%12.7%
      Cape Carteret, NC2,26756%15.3%

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      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Palmer, TX2,26855%15.0%
      Selbyville, DE2,26865%34.4%
      Iona, ID2,26653%10.1%
      Scottsville, NY2,26638%20.5%
      Spirit Lake, ID2,26954%12.6%
      Cape Carteret, NC2,26756%15.3%
      Source: The Cape Carteret, 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.