Matthews school information

IndexMatthewsNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores68%44%49%
Student/Teacher ratio20:115:116:1
Total public schools91,89579,221
Total private schools451024,874
Total post-secondary schools21837,963
The Matthews, NC educational system consists of 9 public schools, 4 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Matthews public schools have average test scores of 68% which is 56% higher than than the North Carolina average and 38% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Matthews public schools is 20:1, compared to 15:1 in North Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 92.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 91.9% have completed high school, 52.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Matthews are 38% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 9 public schools in Matthews.
  • 92.5% of people in Matthews have completed 8th grade.
  • 91.9% of people in Matthews have completed high school.
  • 52.0% of people in Matthews have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Matthews

IndexMatthewsNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade92.5%83.4%84.3%
Completed high school91.9%81.9%83.0%
Completed some college77.3%59.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree59.0%38.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors52.0%29.0%30.3%
Completed masters17.4%10.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.3%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.8%1.3%1.3%

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

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Matthews, NC30,05468%38%
Source: The Matthews, 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.