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  • White Oak Elementary
  • 555 Wb Mclean Drive, Cape Carteret
  • Carteret County Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 787
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1

Cape Carteret school information

IndexCape CarteretNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores65%44%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:115:116:1
Total public schools11,89579,221
Total private schoolsn/a51024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1837,963
The Cape Carteret, NC educational system consists of 1 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Cape Carteret public schools have average test scores of 65% which is 48% higher than than the North Carolina average and 31% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Cape Carteret public schools is 14:1, compared to 15:1 in North Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 93.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 93.0% have completed high school, 38.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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 65%. 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.

To customize your list of Cape Carteret schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Cape Carteret, NC schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Newport, NC4,66659%20%
Broad Creek, NC2,36557%15%
Havelock, NC20,63054%9%
Swansboro, NC3,04649%1%
Piney Green, NC13,42739%22%
Cape Carteret, NC2,26765%31%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Iona, ID2,26647%4%
Cedaredge, CO2,26636%26%
Palmer, TX2,26878%59%
Scottsville, NY2,26645%10%
Selbyville, DE2,26861%25%
Cape Carteret, NC2,26765%31%
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.