Avg. test scores 19%
High school dipl. 11%
Bachelors degree 56%

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

Key findings

  • The 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%

      Hamlet, NC School Districts

      • Richmond County Schools

      There are a total of 4 public schools, 1 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Hamlet. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Hamlet, NC schools is 40%. The average student to teacher ratio is 17:1. In Hamlet, NC, an average of 76.9% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 73.5% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      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%
      Orchard Mesa, CO6,49727%45%
      Flowery Branch, GA6,50343%13%
      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.