Goldsboro school information

IndexGoldsboroNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores33%44%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:115:116:1
Total public schools211,89579,221
Total private schools951024,874
Total post-secondary schools21837,963
The Goldsboro, NC educational system consists of 21 public schools, 9 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Goldsboro public schools have average test scores of 33% which is 24% lower than than the North Carolina average and 32% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Goldsboro public schools is 13:1, compared to 15:1 in North Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 81.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 79.7% have completed high school, 20.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Goldsboro are 32% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 21 public schools in Goldsboro.
  • 81.5% of people in Goldsboro have completed 8th grade.
  • 79.7% of people in Goldsboro have completed high school.
  • 20.5% of people in Goldsboro have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Goldsboro

IndexGoldsboroNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade81.5%83.4%84.3%
Completed high school79.7%81.9%83.0%
Completed some college56.9%59.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree29.8%38.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors20.5%29.0%30.3%
Completed masters6.8%10.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.2%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.3%1.3%

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

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Source: The Goldsboro, 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.