Henderson school information

IndexHendersonNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores39%44%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:115:116:1
Total public schools141,89579,221
Total private schools151024,874
Total post-secondary schools21837,963
The Henderson, NC educational system consists of 14 public schools, 1 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Henderson public schools have average test scores of 39% which is 11% lower than than the North Carolina average and 21% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Henderson public schools is 14:1, compared to 15:1 in North Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 69.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 66.4% have completed high school, 12.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Henderson are 21% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 14 public schools in Henderson.
  • 69.8% of people in Henderson have completed 8th grade.
  • 66.4% of people in Henderson have completed high school.
  • 12.7% of people in Henderson have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Henderson

IndexHendersonNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade69.8%83.4%84.3%
Completed high school66.4%81.9%83.0%
Completed some college34.6%59.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree18.9%38.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors12.7%29.0%30.3%
Completed masters3.6%10.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.7%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.2%1.3%1.3%

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

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Henderson, NC15,25839%21%

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Source: The Henderson, 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.