Elm City school information

IndexElm CityNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores45%44%49%
Student/Teacher ratio23:115:116:1
Total public schools41,89579,221
Total private schools151024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1837,963
The Elm City, NC educational system consists of 4 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Elm City public schools have average test scores of 45% which is 4% higher than than the North Carolina average and 8% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Elm City public schools is 23:1, compared to 15:1 in North Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 73.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 72.7% have completed high school, 9.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Elm City are 8% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Elm City.
  • 73.9% of people in Elm City have completed 8th grade.
  • 72.7% of people in Elm City have completed high school.
  • 9.4% of people in Elm City have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Elm City

IndexElm CityNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade73.9%83.4%84.3%
Completed high school72.7%81.9%83.0%
Completed some college36.5%59.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree17.9%38.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors9.4%29.0%30.3%
Completed masters2.6%10.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.6%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.4%1.3%1.3%

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

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Source: The Elm 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.