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Avg. test scores 24%
High school dipl. 12%
Bachelors degree 28%

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
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Key findings

  • The 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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Compare Carolina Beach, NC Schools

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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%

      Carolina Beach, NC School Districts

      • New Hanover County Schools

      There are a total of 1 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Carolina Beach. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Carolina Beach, NC schools is 61%. The average student to teacher ratio is 16:1. In Carolina Beach, NC, an average of 92.8% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 92.8% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Wrightsville Beach, NC2,54690%82%
      Silver Lake, NC6,11747%4%
      Myrtle Grove, NC9,87246%6%
      Wilmington, NC113,72446%6%
      Southport, NC3,29146%8%
      Carolina Beach, NC6,04861%24%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Bangor Base, WA6,04664%30%
      Ada, OH6,04683%68%
      Raleigh Hills, OR6,04667%36%
      McKees Rocks, PA6,04625%49%
      Rockford, MI6,04458%17%
      Carolina Beach, NC6,04861%24%
      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.