Lake Waccamaw school information

IndexLake WaccamawNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores22%44%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:115:116:1
Total public schools21,89579,221
Total private schoolsn/a51024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1837,963
The Lake Waccamaw, NC educational system consists of 2 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Lake Waccamaw public schools have average test scores of 22% which is 49% lower than than the North Carolina average and 55% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Lake Waccamaw public schools is 12:1, compared to 15:1 in North Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 83.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 82.7% have completed high school, 31.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.7% have completed a doctorate degree.
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  • The average school test scores in Lake Waccamaw are 55% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Lake Waccamaw.
  • 83.7% of people in Lake Waccamaw have completed 8th grade.
  • 82.7% of people in Lake Waccamaw have completed high school.
  • 31.6% of people in Lake Waccamaw have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Lake Waccamaw

IndexLake WaccamawNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade83.7%83.4%84.3%
Completed high school82.7%81.9%83.0%
Completed some college61.9%59.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree41.9%38.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors31.6%29.0%30.3%
Completed masters10.6%10.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.7%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.4%1.3%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Lake Waccamaw (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Whiteville, NC5,53548%3%
Clarkton, NC68636%27%
Hallsboro, NC35426%47%
Lake Waccamaw, NC1,49122%55%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Fayette, MS1,49113%75%
Fort Hancock, TX1,49163%29%
Millbrook, NY1,49163%28%
Colchester, IL1,49231%38%
Dassel, MN1,49082%67%
Lake Waccamaw, NC1,49122%55%
Source: The Lake Waccamaw, 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.