Dunn school information

IndexDunnNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores35%44%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:115:116:1
Total public schools81,89579,221
Total private schools351024,874
Total post-secondary schools11837,963
The Dunn, NC educational system consists of 8 public schools, 3 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Dunn public schools have average test scores of 35% which is 20% lower than than the North Carolina average and 29% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Dunn public schools is 15:1, compared to 15:1 in North Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 76.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 74.3% have completed high school, 16.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Dunn are 29% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 8 public schools in Dunn.
  • 76.4% of people in Dunn have completed 8th grade.
  • 74.3% of people in Dunn have completed high school.
  • 16.8% of people in Dunn have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Dunn

IndexDunnNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade76.4%83.4%84.3%
Completed high school74.3%81.9%83.0%
Completed some college46.0%59.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree24.6%38.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors16.8%29.0%30.3%
Completed masters5.0%10.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.3%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.3%1.3%

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

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Dunn, NC9,76235%29%
Source: The Dunn, 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.