Nashville school information

IndexNashvilleNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores36%44%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:115:116:1
Total public schools41,89579,221
Total private schoolsn/a51024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1837,963
The Nashville, NC educational system consists of 4 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Nashville public schools have average test scores of 36% which is 17% lower than than the North Carolina average and 27% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Nashville public schools is 12:1, compared to 15:1 in North Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 81.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 79.5% have completed high school, 15.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Nashville are 27% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Nashville.
  • 81.3% of people in Nashville have completed 8th grade.
  • 79.5% of people in Nashville have completed high school.
  • 15.5% of people in Nashville have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Nashville

IndexNashvilleNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade81.3%83.4%84.3%
Completed high school79.5%81.9%83.0%
Completed some college48.3%59.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree27.6%38.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors15.5%29.0%30.3%
Completed masters6.6%10.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.2%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.5%1.3%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Whitakers, NC87449%1%
Elm City, NC1,61845%8%
Middlesex, NC99935%30%
Bailey, NC51534%32%
Red Oak, NC3,43231%38%
Nashville, NC5,52136%27%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Jeanerette, LA5,52658%18%
Shippensburg, PA5,52954%9%
Hightstown, NJ5,53244%11%
Webster, NY5,53263%29%
Williamston, NC5,53434%32%
Nashville, NC5,52136%27%
Source: The Nashville, 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.