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Avg. test scores 34%
High school dipl. 15%
Bachelors degree 79%

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
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Key findings

  • The 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%

      Cornelius, NC School Districts

      • Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools

      There are a total of 1 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Cornelius. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Cornelius, NC schools is 66%. The average student to teacher ratio is 32:1. In Cornelius, NC, an average of 95.7% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 95.6% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      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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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      West Chicago, IL27,42023%52%
      Lake Jackson, TX27,40779%61%
      Fridley, MN27,44745%8%
      Saratoga Springs, NY27,44767%35%
      Dix Hills, NY27,40371%44%
      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.