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Avg. test scores 20%
High school dipl. 5%
Bachelors degree 16%

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
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Key findings

  • The 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%

      Fayetteville, NC School Districts

      • Cumberland County Schools

      There are a total of 67 public schools, 23 private schools and 6 post-secondary schools in Fayetteville. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Fayetteville, NC schools is 39%. The average student to teacher ratio is 13:1. In Fayetteville, NC, an average of 88.1% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 87.3% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Stedman, NC1,20567%36%
      Wade, NC64667%36%
      Rockfish, NC3,73657%15%
      Eastover, NC3,69255%12%
      Autryville, NC40847%5%
      Fayetteville, NC203,67039%20%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Oxnard, CA204,75219%62%
      Fontana, CA205,22827%46%
      Moreno Valley, CA202,06124%52%
      Tacoma, WA205,60242%15%
      Montgomery, AL201,71730%40%
      Fayetteville, NC203,67039%20%
      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.