Kill Devil Hills school information

IndexKill Devil HillsNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores59%44%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:115:116:1
Total public schools21,89579,221
Total private schoolsn/a51024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1837,963
The Kill Devil Hills, NC educational system consists of 2 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Kill Devil Hills public schools have average test scores of 59% which is 34% higher than than the North Carolina average and 19% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Kill Devil Hills public schools is 15:1, compared to 15:1 in North Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 88.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 87.0% have completed high school, 24.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Kill Devil Hills are 19% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Kill Devil Hills.
  • 88.5% of people in Kill Devil Hills have completed 8th grade.
  • 87.0% of people in Kill Devil Hills have completed high school.
  • 24.9% of people in Kill Devil Hills have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Kill Devil Hills

IndexKill Devil HillsNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade88.5%83.4%84.3%
Completed high school87.0%81.9%83.0%
Completed some college67.0%59.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree34.1%38.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors24.9%29.0%30.3%
Completed masters7.0%10.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.5%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.1%1.3%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Kill Devil Hills (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Southern Shores, NC2,82761%24%
Nags Head, NC2,85856%14%
Manteo, NC1,63846%7%
Kill Devil Hills, NC6,94859%19%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Southport, NY6,95044%12%
Ponchatoula, LA6,94465%31%
Joshua Tree, CA6,94336%27%
Black Jack, MO6,95639%21%
Cochituate, MA6,94083%68%
Kill Devil Hills, NC6,94859%19%
Source: The Kill Devil Hills, 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.