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  • Harkers Island Elementary
  • 1163 Island Road, Harkers Island
  • Carteret County Public Schools
  • Grades: KG - 8 · Students: 87
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 9:1

Harkers Island school information

IndexHarkers IslandNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores65%44%49%
Student/Teacher ratio10:115:116:1
Total public schools11,89579,221
Total private schoolsn/a51024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1837,963
The Harkers Island, NC educational system consists of 1 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Harkers Island public schools have average test scores of 65% which is 48% higher than than the North Carolina average and 31% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Harkers Island public schools is 10:1, compared to 15:1 in North Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 79.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 74.3% have completed high school, 12.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Harkers Island

IndexHarkers IslandNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade79.0%83.4%84.3%
Completed high school74.3%81.9%83.0%
Completed some college53.2%59.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree33.5%38.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors12.8%29.0%30.3%
Completed masters3.3%10.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.6%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.3%1.3%

Harkers Island, NC School Districts

Carteret County Schools

There are a total of 1 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Harkers Island. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Harkers Island, NC schools is 65%. The average student to teacher ratio is 10:1. In Harkers Island, NC, an average of 79.0% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 74.3% have completed high school.

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Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Beaufort, NC4,18158%18%
Atlantic, NC44555%11%
Morehead City, NC9,27348%2%
Harkers Island, NC1,48865%31%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Flatonia, TX1,48873%48%
Osborne, KS1,48845%10%
Orange Grove, TX1,48873%49%
Sibley, LA1,48759%20%
Huntsville, TN1,48948%3%
Harkers Island, NC1,48865%31%
Source: The Harkers Island, 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.