Avg. test scores 22%
High school dipl. 25%
Bachelors degree 68%
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Carthage school information

Average Test Scores38%35%48%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools61,39079,221
Total private schoolsn/a43024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1897,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Carthage are 22% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Carthage
  • 75.2% of people in Carthage have completed 8th grade
  • 62.6% of people in Carthage have completed high school
  • 9.7% of people in Carthage have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Carthage

      Completed 8th grade75.2%82.0%84.3%
      Completed high school62.6%79.9%83.0%
      Completed some college31.1%53.2%59.4%
      Completed associate degree14.1%32.2%38.5%
      Completed bachelors9.7%25.4%30.3%
      Completed masters3.0%9.3%11.5%
      Completed professional degree1.1%2.8%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.2%1.2%1.3%

      Carthage, TN School Districts

      • Smith County School District

      There are a total of 6 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Carthage. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Carthage, TN schools is 38%. The average student to teacher ratio is n/a. In Carthage, TN, an average of 75.2% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 62.6% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Hartsville (Trousdale County) , TN7,97047%2.0%
      Gordonsville, TN1,53445%6.0%
      Watertown, TN1,41236%25.9%
      Carthage, TN2,18638%22.1%

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      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      New Haven, MO2,18656%16.6%
      Eastpoint, FL2,18535%28.3%
      Sac City, IA2,18559%21.6%
      Hart, MI2,18835%27.6%
      Mount Sterling, IL2,18429%40.1%
      Carthage, TN2,18638%22.1%
      Source: The Carthage, TN 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.