Avg. test scores 8%
High school dipl. 12%
Bachelors degree 69%

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

Key findings

  • The 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%

      Elm City, NC School Districts

      • Nash-Rocky Mount Schools
      • Wilson County Schools

      There are a total of 4 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Elm City. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Elm City, NC schools is 45%. The average student to teacher ratio is 23:1. In Elm City, NC, an average of 73.9% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 72.7% have completed high school.

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Lucama, NC1,03648%3%
      Kenly, NC1,74441%17%
      Nashville, NC5,52136%27%
      Bailey, NC51534%32%
      Stantonsburg, NC82133%33%
      Elm City, NC1,61845%8%

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      Crystal Falls, MI1,61840%19%
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      Pittsfield, NH1,61938%23%
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      Elm City, NC1,61845%8%
      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.