Laurinburg school information

IndexLaurinburgNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores40%44%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:115:116:1
Total public schools121,89579,221
Total private schools151024,874
Total post-secondary schools11837,963
The Laurinburg, NC educational system consists of 12 public schools, 1 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Laurinburg public schools have average test scores of 40% which is 8% lower than than the North Carolina average and 19% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Laurinburg public schools is 12:1, compared to 15:1 in North Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 76.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 74.4% have completed high school, 19.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Laurinburg are 19% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 12 public schools in Laurinburg.
  • 76.7% of people in Laurinburg have completed 8th grade.
  • 74.4% of people in Laurinburg have completed high school.
  • 19.2% of people in Laurinburg have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Laurinburg

IndexLaurinburgNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade76.7%83.4%84.3%
Completed high school74.4%81.9%83.0%
Completed some college46.8%59.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree27.9%38.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors19.2%29.0%30.3%
Completed masters6.9%10.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.4%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.2%1.3%1.3%

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

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Source: The Laurinburg, 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.