Mount Airy school information

IndexMount AiryNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores49%44%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:115:116:1
Total public schools111,89579,221
Total private schools251024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1837,963
The Mount Airy, NC educational system consists of 11 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Mount Airy public schools have average test scores of 49% which is 12% higher than than the North Carolina average and equal to than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Mount Airy public schools is 14:1, compared to 15:1 in North Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 75.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 70.8% have completed high school, 23.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Mount Airy are equal to the national average.
  • There are approximately 11 public schools in Mount Airy.
  • 75.1% of people in Mount Airy have completed 8th grade.
  • 70.8% of people in Mount Airy have completed high school.
  • 23.8% of people in Mount Airy have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Mount Airy

IndexMount AiryNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade75.1%83.4%84.3%
Completed high school70.8%81.9%83.0%
Completed some college54.7%59.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree33.6%38.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors23.8%29.0%30.3%
Completed masters8.0%10.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.4%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.3%1.3%

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Mount Airy, NC10,36449%0%
Source: The Mount Airy, 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.