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Avg. test scores 9%
High school dipl. 5%
Bachelors degree 11%

Garner school information

IndexGarnerNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores45%44%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:115:116:1
Total public schools101,89579,221
Total private schools151024,874
Total post-secondary schools11837,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Garner are 9% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 10 public schools in Garner
  • 88.0% of people in Garner have completed 8th grade
  • 87.5% of people in Garner have completed high school
  • 33.7% of people in Garner have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Garner

      IndexGarnerNorth CarolinaNational
      Completed 8th grade88.0%83.4%84.3%
      Completed high school87.5%81.9%83.0%
      Completed some college67.3%59.9%59.4%
      Completed associate degree43.0%38.1%38.5%
      Completed bachelors33.7%29.0%30.3%
      Completed masters9.7%10.2%11.5%
      Completed professional degree2.5%2.9%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.1%1.3%1.3%

      Garner, NC School Districts

      • Wake County Schools
      • Johnston County Schools

      There are a total of 10 public schools, 1 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Garner. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Garner, NC schools is 45%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In Garner, NC, an average of 88.0% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 87.5% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Morrisville, NC22,60082%66%
      Apex, NC43,89368%39%
      Cary, NC155,82268%38%
      Holly Springs, NC30,12664%30%
      Clayton, NC18,55354%9%
      Garner, NC27,62545%9%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Kirkwood, MO27,61477%57%
      Marshalltown, IA27,63765%31%
      Middletown, NY27,60134%32%
      Frankfort, KY27,59844%11%
      Crofton, MD27,66359%19%
      Garner, NC27,62545%9%
      Source: The Garner, 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.