Mount Holly school information

IndexMount HollyNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores43%44%49%
Student/Teacher ratio18:115:116:1
Total public schools41,89579,221
Total private schoolsn/a51024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1837,963
The Mount Holly, NC educational system consists of 4 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Mount Holly public schools have average test scores of 43% which is 1% lower than than the North Carolina average and 12% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Mount Holly public schools is 18:1, compared to 15:1 in North Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 83.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 82.6% have completed high school, 25.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Mount Holly are 12% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Mount Holly.
  • 83.8% of people in Mount Holly have completed 8th grade.
  • 82.6% of people in Mount Holly have completed high school.
  • 25.3% of people in Mount Holly have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Mount Holly

IndexMount HollyNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade83.8%83.4%84.3%
Completed high school82.6%81.9%83.0%
Completed some college60.7%59.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree37.6%38.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors25.3%29.0%30.3%
Completed masters8.7%10.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.7%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.3%1.3%

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

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Source: The Mount Holly, 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.