Cullowhee school information

IndexCullowheeNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores39%44%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:115:116:1
Total public schools11,89579,221
Total private schoolsn/a51024,874
Total post-secondary schools11837,963
The Cullowhee, NC educational system consists of 1 public schools, n/a private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Cullowhee public schools have average test scores of 39% which is 11% lower than than the North Carolina average and 21% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Cullowhee public schools is 14:1, compared to 15:1 in North Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 84.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 84.8% have completed high school, 50.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 6.8% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Cullowhee are 21% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 1 public schools in Cullowhee.
  • 84.8% of people in Cullowhee have completed 8th grade.
  • 84.8% of people in Cullowhee have completed high school.
  • 50.5% of people in Cullowhee have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Cullowhee

IndexCullowheeNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade84.8%83.4%84.3%
Completed high school84.8%81.9%83.0%
Completed some college73.7%59.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree56.2%38.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors50.5%29.0%30.3%
Completed masters20.4%10.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree6.8%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate6.8%1.3%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Webster, NC43875%52%
Maggie Valley, NC1,76755%11%
Waynesville, NC9,78853%8%
Bryson City, NC1,66547%4%
Franklin, NC3,93042%15%
Cullowhee, NC5,55639%21%

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Solvang, CA5,55243%13%
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Pelham Manor, NY5,56470%41%
Cullowhee, NC5,55639%21%
Source: The Cullowhee, 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.