Elk Park school information

IndexElk ParkNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores54%44%49%
Student/Teacher ration/a15:116:1
Total public schoolsn/a1,89579,221
Total private schoolsn/a51024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1837,963
The Elk Park, NC educational system consists of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Elk Park public schools have average test scores of 54% which is 23% higher than than the North Carolina average and 9% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Elk Park public schools is n/a, compared to 15:1 in North Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 70.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 67.0% have completed high school, 3.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Elk Park are 9% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Elk Park.
  • 70.3% of people in Elk Park have completed 8th grade.
  • 67.0% of people in Elk Park have completed high school.
  • 3.1% of people in Elk Park have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Elk Park

IndexElk ParkNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade70.3%83.4%84.3%
Completed high school67.0%81.9%83.0%
Completed some college43.4%59.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree7.6%38.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors3.1%29.0%30.3%
Completed masters2.1%10.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.0%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.3%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Valle Crucis, NC29761%23%
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Banner Elk, NC1,25650%1%
Roan Mountain, TN1,45448%2%
Elk Park, NC45654%9%

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Elk Park, NC45654%9%
Source: The Elk Park, 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.