Lowell school information

IndexLowellNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores33%44%49%
Student/Teacher ratio18:115:116:1
Total public schools21,89579,221
Total private schoolsn/a51024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1837,963
The Lowell, NC educational system consists of 2 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Lowell public schools have average test scores of 33% which is 26% lower than than the North Carolina average and 34% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Lowell public schools is 18:1, compared to 15:1 in North Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 74.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 70.5% have completed high school, 9.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Lowell are 34% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Lowell.
  • 74.3% of people in Lowell have completed 8th grade.
  • 70.5% of people in Lowell have completed high school.
  • 9.4% of people in Lowell have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Lowell

IndexLowellNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade74.3%83.4%84.3%
Completed high school70.5%81.9%83.0%
Completed some college39.1%59.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree19.0%38.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors9.4%29.0%30.3%
Completed masters3.8%10.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.3%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.3%1.3%

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

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Lowell, NC3,61633%34%

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Lowell, NC3,61633%34%
Source: The Lowell, 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.