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Avg. test scores 44%
High school dipl. 14%
Bachelors degree 45%

Harrisburg school information

IndexHarrisburgNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores56%44%49%
Student/Teacher ratio21:115:116:1
Total public schools11,89579,221
Total private schoolsn/a51024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1837,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Harrisburg are 14% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 1 public schools in Harrisburg
  • 94.5% of people in Harrisburg have completed 8th grade
  • 94.2% of people in Harrisburg have completed high school
  • 44.0% of people in Harrisburg have completed a bachelors degree

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Compare Harrisburg, NC Schools

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      Education level achieved in Harrisburg

      IndexHarrisburgNorth CarolinaNational
      Completed 8th grade94.5%83.4%84.3%
      Completed high school94.2%81.9%83.0%
      Completed some college80.0%59.9%59.4%
      Completed associate degree55.7%38.1%38.5%
      Completed bachelors44.0%29.0%30.3%
      Completed masters15.2%10.2%11.5%
      Completed professional degree2.0%2.9%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.3%1.3%1.3%

      Harrisburg, NC School Districts

      • Cabarrus County Schools

      There are a total of 1 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Harrisburg. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Harrisburg, NC schools is 56%. The average student to teacher ratio is 21:1. In Harrisburg, NC, an average of 94.5% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 94.2% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Davidson, NC12,07675%53%
      Matthews, NC30,05468%38%
      Cornelius, NC27,42666%34%
      Huntersville, NC51,70157%17%
      Mint Hill, NC25,02454%9%
      Harrisburg, NC14,50056%14%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Lady Lake, FL14,50167%35%
      Phelan, CA14,50335%29%
      Berea, SC14,49757%16%
      Graham, NC14,50629%41%
      Hollins, VA14,48875%52%
      Harrisburg, NC14,50056%14%
      Source: The Harrisburg, 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.