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Avg. test scores 19%
High school dipl. 5%
Bachelors degree 18%

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
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Key findings

  • The 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%

      Kill Devil Hills, NC School Districts

      • Dare County Schools

      There are a total of 2 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Kill Devil Hills. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Kill Devil Hills, NC schools is 59%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In Kill Devil Hills, NC, an average of 88.5% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 87.0% have completed high school.

      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%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Southport, NY6,95044%12%
      Ponchatoula, LA6,94465%31%
      Joshua Tree, CA6,94336%27%
      Valley Park, MO6,95662%26%
      Black Jack, MO6,95639%21%
      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.