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Avg. test scores 20%
High school dipl. 8%
Bachelors degree 25%

Jacksonville school information

IndexJacksonvilleNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores39%44%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:115:116:1
Total public schools201,89579,221
Total private schools951024,874
Total post-secondary schools21837,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Jacksonville are 20% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 20 public schools in Jacksonville
  • 90.5% of people in Jacksonville have completed 8th grade
  • 89.8% of people in Jacksonville have completed high school
  • 22.8% of people in Jacksonville have completed a bachelors degree

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Compare Jacksonville, NC Schools

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      Education level achieved in Jacksonville

      IndexJacksonvilleNorth CarolinaNational
      Completed 8th grade90.5%83.4%84.3%
      Completed high school89.8%81.9%83.0%
      Completed some college66.9%59.9%59.4%
      Completed associate degree32.8%38.1%38.5%
      Completed bachelors22.8%29.0%30.3%
      Completed masters7.9%10.2%11.5%
      Completed professional degree2.3%2.9%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.7%1.3%1.3%

      Jacksonville, NC School Districts

      • Onslow County Schools

      There are a total of 20 public schools, 9 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools in Jacksonville. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Jacksonville, NC schools is 39%. The average student to teacher ratio is 14:1. In Jacksonville, NC, an average of 90.5% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 89.8% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Half Moon, NC7,62643%14%
      Piney Green, NC13,42739%22%
      Richlands, NC2,63737%25%
      Maysville, NC93733%34%
      Jacksonville, NC68,40439%20%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Waterloo, IA68,35760%22%
      St. Charles, MO68,34162%25%
      Pasco, WA68,56726%47%
      Frederick, MD68,22950%2%
      Mount Vernon, NY68,21728%43%
      Jacksonville, NC68,40439%20%
      Source: The Jacksonville, 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.