Carolina Beach school information

IndexCarolina BeachNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores61%44%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:115:116:1
Total public schools11,89579,221
Total private schoolsn/a51024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1837,963
The Carolina Beach, NC educational system consists of 1 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Carolina Beach public schools have average test scores of 61% which is 40% higher than than the North Carolina average and 24% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Carolina Beach public schools is 16:1, compared to 15:1 in North Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 92.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 92.8% have completed high school, 38.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 5.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Carolina Beach are 24% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 1 public schools in Carolina Beach.
  • 92.8% of people in Carolina Beach have completed 8th grade.
  • 92.8% of people in Carolina Beach have completed high school.
  • 38.8% of people in Carolina Beach have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Carolina Beach

IndexCarolina BeachNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade92.8%83.4%84.3%
Completed high school92.8%81.9%83.0%
Completed some college73.6%59.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree49.1%38.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors38.8%29.0%30.3%
Completed masters17.0%10.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree5.0%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.6%1.3%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Carolina Beach (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Wrightsville Beach, NC2,54690%82%
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Carolina Beach, NC6,04861%24%

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Source: The Carolina Beach, 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.