Avg. test scores 51%
High school dipl. 3%
Bachelors degree 23%

Drexel school information

IndexDrexelNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores24%44%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:115:116:1
Total public schools21,89579,221
Total private schoolsn/a51024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1837,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Drexel are 51% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Drexel
  • 81.6% of people in Drexel have completed 8th grade
  • 80.3% of people in Drexel have completed high school
  • 23.4% of people in Drexel have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Drexel

      IndexDrexelNorth CarolinaNational
      Completed 8th grade81.6%83.4%84.3%
      Completed high school80.3%81.9%83.0%
      Completed some college59.5%59.9%59.4%
      Completed associate degree34.8%38.1%38.5%
      Completed bachelors23.4%29.0%30.3%
      Completed masters10.4%10.2%11.5%
      Completed professional degree2.3%2.9%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.8%1.3%1.3%

      Drexel, NC School Districts

      • Burke County Schools

      There are a total of 2 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Drexel. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Drexel, NC schools is 24%. The average student to teacher ratio is 12:1. In Drexel, NC, an average of 81.6% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 80.3% have completed high school.

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Rutherford College, NC1,43470%41%
      Rhodhiss, NC1,02665%31%
      Valdese, NC4,46757%16%
      Salem, NC2,17357%15%
      Hildebran, NC2,07655%11%
      Drexel, NC1,96624%51%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Pagosa Springs, CO1,96625%49%
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      Drexel, NC1,96624%51%
      Source: The Drexel, 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.