Edenton school information

IndexEdentonNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores39%44%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:115:116:1
Total public schools31,89579,221
Total private schools251024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1837,963
The Edenton, NC educational system consists of 3 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Edenton public schools have average test scores of 39% which is 10% lower than than the North Carolina average and 20% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Edenton public schools is 14:1, compared to 15:1 in North Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 73.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 72.2% have completed high school, 19.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Edenton are 20% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Edenton.
  • 73.4% of people in Edenton have completed 8th grade.
  • 72.2% of people in Edenton have completed high school.
  • 19.8% of people in Edenton have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Edenton

IndexEdentonNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade73.4%83.4%84.3%
Completed high school72.2%81.9%83.0%
Completed some college49.0%59.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree27.8%38.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors19.8%29.0%30.3%
Completed masters8.0%10.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.4%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.3%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Hertford, NC2,37037%24%
Creswell, NC27633%32%
Colerain, NC22427%45%
Winfall, NC66226%47%
Roper, NC39921%57%
Edenton, NC4,90039%20%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Highlands, NJ4,90055%11%
Walkertown, NC4,90031%37%
Cochran, GA4,90139%20%
Raeford, NC4,89932%35%
Eagleton Village, TN4,90240%19%
Edenton, NC4,90039%20%
Source: The Edenton, 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.