Elizabethtown school information

IndexElizabethtownNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores25%44%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:115:116:1
Total public schools51,89579,221
Total private schoolsn/a51024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1837,963
The Elizabethtown, NC educational system consists of 5 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Elizabethtown public schools have average test scores of 25% which is 43% lower than than the North Carolina average and 50% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Elizabethtown public schools is 12:1, compared to 15:1 in North Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 77.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 75.2% have completed high school, 19.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Elizabethtown are 50% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Elizabethtown.
  • 77.3% of people in Elizabethtown have completed 8th grade.
  • 75.2% of people in Elizabethtown have completed high school.
  • 19.5% of people in Elizabethtown have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Elizabethtown

IndexElizabethtownNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade77.3%83.4%84.3%
Completed high school75.2%81.9%83.0%
Completed some college52.1%59.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree30.0%38.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors19.5%29.0%30.3%
Completed masters5.3%10.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.3%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.3%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Dublin, NC35855%11%
Clarkton, NC68636%27%
Bladenboro, NC1,85232%36%
Tar Heel, NC16628%43%
Elizabethtown, NC3,59725%50%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Red Bud, IL3,59728%43%
Rogersville, MO3,59755%12%
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Santa Rosa Valley, CA3,60182%66%
Peralta, NM3,60127%45%
Elizabethtown, NC3,59725%50%
Source: The Elizabethtown, 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.