Grifton school information

IndexGriftonNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores23%44%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:115:116:1
Total public schools21,89579,221
Total private schoolsn/a51024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1837,963
The Grifton, NC educational system consists of 2 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Grifton public schools have average test scores of 23% which is 47% lower than than the North Carolina average and 53% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Grifton public schools is 16:1, compared to 15:1 in North Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 79.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 77.7% have completed high school, 14.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.8% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Grifton are 53% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Grifton.
  • 79.5% of people in Grifton have completed 8th grade.
  • 77.7% of people in Grifton have completed high school.
  • 14.8% of people in Grifton have completed a bachelors degree.

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  • Grifton513 E Mccrae StGrades: PK - 8Students: 566 · Ratio: 15:123

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Education level achieved in Grifton

IndexGriftonNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade79.5%83.4%84.3%
Completed high school77.7%81.9%83.0%
Completed some college56.8%59.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree31.2%38.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors14.8%29.0%30.3%
Completed masters6.4%10.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.8%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.1%1.3%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Grimesland, NC45142%15%
Winterville, NC9,48440%19%
Greenville, NC89,74537%24%
Ayden, NC5,16735%28%
Snow Hill, NC1,71632%35%
Grifton, NC2,79523%53%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Bunnell, FL2,79536%27%
Hopkinton, MA2,79485%73%
Monticello, UT2,79652%6%
Gloverville, SC2,79635%30%
St. Marys, KS2,79336%27%
Grifton, NC2,79523%53%
Source: The Grifton, 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.