Forest City school information

IndexForest CityNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores37%44%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:115:116:1
Total public schools81,89579,221
Total private schools151024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1837,963
The Forest City, NC educational system consists of 8 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Forest City public schools have average test scores of 37% which is 14% lower than than the North Carolina average and 24% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Forest City public schools is 16:1, compared to 15:1 in North Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 72.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 69.8% have completed high school, 14.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Forest City are 24% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 8 public schools in Forest City.
  • 72.8% of people in Forest City have completed 8th grade.
  • 69.8% of people in Forest City have completed high school.
  • 14.4% of people in Forest City have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Forest City

IndexForest CityNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade72.8%83.4%84.3%
Completed high school69.8%81.9%83.0%
Completed some college44.6%59.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree25.1%38.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors14.4%29.0%30.3%
Completed masters6.5%10.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.1%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.7%1.3%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Mooresboro, NC50374%50%
Boiling Springs, NC4,65068%38%
Casar, NC27562%26%
Cliffside, NC33160%21%
Ellenboro, NC1,26756%13%
Forest City, NC7,35637%24%

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Forest City, NC7,35637%24%
Source: The Forest 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.