sort by
grade level
school type
min. proficiency
  • Cullowhee Valley School
  • 240 Wisdom Drive, Cullowhee
  • Jackson County Public Schools
  • Grades: KG - 8 · Students: 589
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1

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.

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%

Cullowhee, NC School Districts

Jackson County Schools

There are a total of 1 public schools, n/a private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Cullowhee. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Cullowhee, NC schools is 39%. The average student to teacher ratio is 14:1. In Cullowhee, NC, an average of 84.8% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 84.8% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Cullowhee schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Cullowhee, NC schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

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%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Marksville, LA5,56041%17%
Solvang, CA5,55243%13%
Iola, KS5,56035%30%
Wayne, NE5,56078%59%
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.