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Avg. test scores 20%
High school dipl. 5%
Bachelors degree 31%

Kannapolis school information

IndexKannapolisNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores39%44%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:115:116:1
Total public schools81,89579,221
Total private schools151024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1837,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Kannapolis are 20% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 8 public schools in Kannapolis
  • 81.4% of people in Kannapolis have completed 8th grade
  • 79.2% of people in Kannapolis have completed high school
  • 20.8% of people in Kannapolis have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Kannapolis

      IndexKannapolisNorth CarolinaNational
      Completed 8th grade81.4%83.4%84.3%
      Completed high school79.2%81.9%83.0%
      Completed some college56.8%59.9%59.4%
      Completed associate degree31.2%38.1%38.5%
      Completed bachelors20.8%29.0%30.3%
      Completed masters6.6%10.2%11.5%
      Completed professional degree2.0%2.9%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.5%1.3%1.3%

      Kannapolis, NC School Districts

      • Kannapolis City Schools
      • Cabarrus County Schools

      There are a total of 8 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Kannapolis. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Kannapolis, NC schools is 39%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In Kannapolis, NC, an average of 81.4% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 79.2% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Davidson, NC12,07675%53%
      Cornelius, NC27,42666%34%
      Mooresville, NC35,38765%31%
      Huntersville, NC51,70157%17%
      Harrisburg, NC14,50056%14%
      Kannapolis, NC45,68539%20%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Lincoln, CA45,67542%14%
      Wylie, TX45,65585%72%
      Lacey, WA45,64452%7%
      Elmhurst, IL45,74254%10%
      Hilo, HI45,57939%20%
      Kannapolis, NC45,68539%20%
      Source: The Kannapolis, 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.