Avg. test scores 32%
High school dipl. 7%
Bachelors degree 30%

Elizabeth City school information

IndexElizabeth CityNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores34%44%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:115:116:1
Total public schools121,89579,221
Total private schools351024,874
Total post-secondary schools31837,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Elizabeth City are 32% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 12 public schools in Elizabeth City
  • 79.4% of people in Elizabeth City have completed 8th grade
  • 77.6% of people in Elizabeth City have completed high school
  • 21.2% of people in Elizabeth City have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Elizabeth City

      IndexElizabeth CityNorth CarolinaNational
      Completed 8th grade79.4%83.4%84.3%
      Completed high school77.6%81.9%83.0%
      Completed some college55.2%59.9%59.4%
      Completed associate degree28.5%38.1%38.5%
      Completed bachelors21.2%29.0%30.3%
      Completed masters8.4%10.2%11.5%
      Completed professional degree1.9%2.9%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.0%1.3%1.3%

      Elizabeth City, NC School Districts

      • Pasquotank County Schools

      There are a total of 12 public schools, 3 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools in Elizabeth City. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Elizabeth City, NC schools is 34%. The average student to teacher ratio is 13:1. In Elizabeth City, NC, an average of 79.4% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 77.6% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Camden, NC68955%11%
      Moyock, NC3,36849%0%
      Hertford, NC2,37037%24%
      Winfall, NC66226%47%
      Elizabeth City, NC18,02534%32%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Stafford, TX18,02673%49%
      Islip, NY18,02656%13%
      Winthrop Town, MA18,03163%28%
      Suwanee, GA18,00169%40%
      Fairhope, AL17,99655%11%
      Elizabeth City, NC18,02534%32%
      Source: The Elizabeth City, 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.