Mooresville school information

IndexMooresvilleNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores65%44%49%
Student/Teacher ratio19:115:116:1
Total public schools131,89579,221
Total private schools151024,874
Total post-secondary schools21837,963
The Mooresville, NC educational system consists of 13 public schools, 1 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Mooresville public schools have average test scores of 65% which is 48% higher than than the North Carolina average and 31% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Mooresville public schools is 19:1, compared to 15:1 in North Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 89.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 89.3% have completed high school, 33.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Mooresville are 31% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 13 public schools in Mooresville.
  • 89.9% of people in Mooresville have completed 8th grade.
  • 89.3% of people in Mooresville have completed high school.
  • 33.5% of people in Mooresville have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Mooresville

IndexMooresvilleNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade89.9%83.4%84.3%
Completed high school89.3%81.9%83.0%
Completed some college68.1%59.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree44.0%38.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors33.5%29.0%30.3%
Completed masters9.9%10.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.7%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.0%1.3%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Davidson, NC12,07675%53%
Cornelius, NC27,42666%34%
Denver, NC2,28766%34%
Lake Norman of Catawba, NC7,91861%23%
Huntersville, NC51,70157%17%
Mooresville, NC35,38765%31%

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Mooresville, NC35,38765%31%
Source: The Mooresville, 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.