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Avg. test scores 17%
High school dipl. 4%
Bachelors degree 21%

Greensboro school information

IndexGreensboroNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores41%44%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:115:116:1
Total public schools661,89579,221
Total private schools2151024,874
Total post-secondary schools111837,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Greensboro are 17% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 66 public schools in Greensboro
  • 87.4% of people in Greensboro have completed 8th grade
  • 86.4% of people in Greensboro have completed high school
  • 36.8% of people in Greensboro have completed a bachelors degree

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Compare Greensboro, NC Schools

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      Education level achieved in Greensboro

      IndexGreensboroNorth CarolinaNational
      Completed 8th grade87.4%83.4%84.3%
      Completed high school86.4%81.9%83.0%
      Completed some college66.8%59.9%59.4%
      Completed associate degree43.9%38.1%38.5%
      Completed bachelors36.8%29.0%30.3%
      Completed masters13.5%10.2%11.5%
      Completed professional degree3.9%2.9%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.8%1.3%1.3%

      Greensboro, NC School Districts

      • Guilford County Schools

      There are a total of 66 public schools, 21 private schools and 11 post-secondary schools in Greensboro. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Greensboro, NC schools is 41%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In Greensboro, NC, an average of 87.4% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 86.4% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Oak Ridge, NC6,61772%46%
      Stokesdale, NC5,27870%41%
      Summerfield, NC10,75869%39%
      Pleasant Garden, NC4,68451%3%
      Archdale, NC11,48347%4%
      Greensboro, NC282,17741%17%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Toledo, OH280,85447%5%
      Newark, NJ280,13923%54%
      Plano, TX279,08883%69%
      Lincoln, NE273,01879%61%
      St. Paul, MN297,16038%23%
      Greensboro, NC282,17741%17%
      Source: The Greensboro, 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.