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Avg. test scores 7%
High school dipl. 11%
Bachelors degree 39%

Dobson school information

IndexDobsonNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores52%44%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:115:116:1
Total public schools41,89579,221
Total private schoolsn/a51024,874
Total post-secondary schools11837,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Dobson are 7% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Dobson
  • 78.6% of people in Dobson have completed 8th grade
  • 73.9% of people in Dobson have completed high school
  • 18.4% of people in Dobson have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Dobson

      IndexDobsonNorth CarolinaNational
      Completed 8th grade78.6%83.4%84.3%
      Completed high school73.9%81.9%83.0%
      Completed some college48.1%59.9%59.4%
      Completed associate degree28.3%38.1%38.5%
      Completed bachelors18.4%29.0%30.3%
      Completed masters7.7%10.2%11.5%
      Completed professional degree1.3%2.9%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.8%1.3%1.3%

      Dobson, NC School Districts

      • Surry County Schools

      There are a total of 4 public schools, n/a private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Dobson. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Dobson, NC schools is 52%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In Dobson, NC, an average of 78.6% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 73.9% have completed high school.

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Cana, VA1,38777%56%
      Elkin, NC4,24658%18%
      Lowgap, NC46857%16%
      Pilot Mountain, NC1,68853%8%
      Toast, NC1,35251%3%
      Dobson, NC1,49852%7%

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      Hurt, VA1,49872%46%
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      Dobson, NC1,49852%7%
      Source: The Dobson, 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.