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Avg. test scores 19%
High school dipl. 15%
Bachelors degree 58%

Denton school information

IndexDentonNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores40%44%49%
Student/Teacher ratio22:115:116:1
Total public schools31,89579,221
Total private schoolsn/a51024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1837,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Denton are 19% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Denton
  • 76.0% of people in Denton have completed 8th grade
  • 70.8% of people in Denton have completed high school
  • 12.8% of people in Denton have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Denton

      IndexDentonNorth CarolinaNational
      Completed 8th grade76.0%83.4%84.3%
      Completed high school70.8%81.9%83.0%
      Completed some college43.1%59.9%59.4%
      Completed associate degree24.3%38.1%38.5%
      Completed bachelors12.8%29.0%30.3%
      Completed masters5.0%10.2%11.5%
      Completed professional degree0.6%2.9%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.4%1.3%1.3%

      Denton, NC School Districts

      • Davidson County Schools

      There are a total of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Denton. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Denton, NC schools is 40%. The average student to teacher ratio is 22:1. In Denton, NC, an average of 76.0% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 70.8% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Misenheimer, NC73275%51%
      Richfield, NC64350%1%
      Southmont, NC1,25247%4%
      Tyro, NC3,91844%11%
      New London, NC59344%12%
      Denton, NC1,77340%19%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Contoocook, NH1,77365%32%
      Devens, MA1,77373%47%
      Mulberry, AR1,77230%39%
      Ben Avon, PA1,77430%40%
      Cowpens, SC1,77245%9%
      Denton, NC1,77340%19%
      Source: The Denton, 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.