Kings Mountain school information

IndexKings MountainNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores60%44%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:115:116:1
Total public schools81,89579,221
Total private schoolsn/a51024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1837,963
The Kings Mountain, NC educational system consists of 8 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Kings Mountain public schools have average test scores of 60% which is 37% higher than than the North Carolina average and 21% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Kings Mountain public schools is 14:1, compared to 15:1 in North Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 78.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 76.5% have completed high school, 11.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Kings Mountain are 21% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 8 public schools in Kings Mountain.
  • 78.1% of people in Kings Mountain have completed 8th grade.
  • 76.5% of people in Kings Mountain have completed high school.
  • 11.0% of people in Kings Mountain have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Kings Mountain

IndexKings MountainNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade78.1%83.4%84.3%
Completed high school76.5%81.9%83.0%
Completed some college44.3%59.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree21.0%38.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors11.0%29.0%30.3%
Completed masters3.4%10.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.7%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.1%1.3%1.3%

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

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Clover, SC5,59360%23%
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Dallas, NC4,60244%10%
Kings Mountain, NC11,05360%21%

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Source: The Kings Mountain, 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.