Lenoir school information

IndexLenoirNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores40%44%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:115:116:1
Total public schools121,89579,221
Total private schoolsn/a51024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1837,963
The Lenoir, NC educational system consists of 12 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Lenoir public schools have average test scores of 40% which is 8% lower than than the North Carolina average and 18% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Lenoir public schools is 13:1, compared to 15:1 in North Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 75.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 73.0% have completed high school, 14.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Lenoir are 18% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 12 public schools in Lenoir.
  • 75.3% of people in Lenoir have completed 8th grade.
  • 73.0% of people in Lenoir have completed high school.
  • 14.9% of people in Lenoir have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Lenoir

IndexLenoirNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade75.3%83.4%84.3%
Completed high school73.0%81.9%83.0%
Completed some college47.3%59.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree22.7%38.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors14.9%29.0%30.3%
Completed masters4.6%10.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.4%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.3%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Rutherford College, NC1,43470%41%
Rhodhiss, NC1,02665%31%
Valdese, NC4,46757%16%
Salem, NC2,17357%15%
Hildebran, NC2,07655%11%
Lenoir, NC17,95640%18%

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Lenoir, NC17,95640%18%
Source: The Lenoir, 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.