Hamlet school information

IndexHamletNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores40%44%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:115:116:1
Total public schools41,89579,221
Total private schools151024,874
Total post-secondary schools11837,963
The Hamlet, NC educational system consists of 4 public schools, 1 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Hamlet public schools have average test scores of 40% which is 9% lower than than the North Carolina average and 19% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Hamlet public schools is 17:1, compared to 15:1 in North Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 76.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 73.5% have completed high school, 13.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Hamlet are 19% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Hamlet.
  • 76.9% of people in Hamlet have completed 8th grade.
  • 73.5% of people in Hamlet have completed high school.
  • 13.4% of people in Hamlet have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Hamlet

IndexHamletNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade76.9%83.4%84.3%
Completed high school73.5%81.9%83.0%
Completed some college47.4%59.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree22.8%38.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors13.4%29.0%30.3%
Completed masters3.8%10.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.6%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.3%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Laurel Hill, NC1,07048%2%
Cheraw, SC5,79346%8%
Laurinburg, NC15,60140%19%
Rockingham, NC9,28934%32%
Ellerbe, NC1,00434%32%
Hamlet, NC6,50040%19%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Ellettsville, IN6,50173%48%
Flowery Branch, GA6,50343%13%
Orchard Mesa, CO6,49727%45%
Eatonton, GA6,49628%43%
Madras, OR6,50435%29%
Hamlet, NC6,50040%19%
Source: The Hamlet, 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.