Cornelius school information

IndexCorneliusNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores66%44%49%
Student/Teacher ratio32:115:116:1
Total public schools11,89579,221
Total private schools151024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1837,963
The Cornelius, NC educational system consists of 1 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Cornelius public schools have average test scores of 66% which is 51% higher than than the North Carolina average and 34% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Cornelius public schools is 32:1, compared to 15:1 in North Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 95.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 95.6% have completed high school, 54.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 5.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Cornelius are 34% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 1 public schools in Cornelius.
  • 95.7% of people in Cornelius have completed 8th grade.
  • 95.6% of people in Cornelius have completed high school.
  • 54.2% of people in Cornelius have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Cornelius

IndexCorneliusNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade95.7%83.4%84.3%
Completed high school95.6%81.9%83.0%
Completed some college82.8%59.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree64.7%38.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors54.2%29.0%30.3%
Completed masters18.6%10.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree5.3%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.9%1.3%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Davidson, NC12,07675%53%
Denver, NC2,28766%34%
Mooresville, NC35,38765%31%
Lake Norman of Catawba, NC7,91861%23%
Huntersville, NC51,70157%17%
Cornelius, NC27,42666%34%

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Lake Jackson, TX27,40779%61%
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Cornelius, NC27,42666%34%
Source: The Cornelius, 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.