Monroe school information

IndexMonroeNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores44%44%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:115:116:1
Total public schools191,89579,221
Total private schools551024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1837,963
The Monroe, NC educational system consists of 19 public schools, 5 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Monroe public schools have average test scores of 44% which is 2% higher than than the North Carolina average and 10% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Monroe public schools is 14:1, compared to 15:1 in North Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 75.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 72.7% have completed high school, 17.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Monroe are 10% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 19 public schools in Monroe.
  • 75.6% of people in Monroe have completed 8th grade.
  • 72.7% of people in Monroe have completed high school.
  • 17.2% of people in Monroe have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Monroe

IndexMonroeNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade75.6%83.4%84.3%
Completed high school72.7%81.9%83.0%
Completed some college48.0%59.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree23.8%38.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors17.2%29.0%30.3%
Completed masters4.3%10.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.9%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.3%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Weddington, NC10,25486%74%
Marvin, NC6,05681%65%
Wesley Chapel, NC8,21776%54%
Waxhaw, NC12,39868%39%
Matthews, NC30,05468%38%
Monroe, NC34,21244%10%

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Monroe, NC34,21244%10%
Source: The Monroe, 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.