Fayetteville school information

IndexFayettevilleNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores39%44%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:115:116:1
Total public schools671,89579,221
Total private schools2351024,874
Total post-secondary schools61837,963
The Fayetteville, NC educational system consists of 67 public schools, 23 private schools and 6 post-secondary schools. Fayetteville public schools have average test scores of 39% which is 10% lower than than the North Carolina average and 20% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Fayetteville public schools is 13:1, compared to 15:1 in North Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 88.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 87.3% have completed high school, 25.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Fayetteville are 20% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 67 public schools in Fayetteville.
  • 88.1% of people in Fayetteville have completed 8th grade.
  • 87.3% of people in Fayetteville have completed high school.
  • 25.5% of people in Fayetteville have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Fayetteville

IndexFayettevilleNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade88.1%83.4%84.3%
Completed high school87.3%81.9%83.0%
Completed some college67.4%59.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree36.8%38.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors25.5%29.0%30.3%
Completed masters9.0%10.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.1%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.0%1.3%1.3%

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

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Source: The Fayetteville, 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.