Northwest school information

IndexNorthwestNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scoresn/a44%49%
Student/Teacher ration/a15:116:1
Total public schoolsn/a1,89579,221
Total private schoolsn/a51024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1837,963
The Northwest, NC educational system consists of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Northwest public schools have average test scores of n/a which is equal to than the North Carolina average and equal to than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Northwest public schools is n/a, compared to 15:1 in North Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 78.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 76.6% have completed high school, 14.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Northwest are equal to the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Northwest.
  • 78.9% of people in Northwest have completed 8th grade.
  • 76.6% of people in Northwest have completed high school.
  • 14.7% of people in Northwest have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Northwest

IndexNorthwestNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade78.9%83.4%84.3%
Completed high school76.6%81.9%83.0%
Completed some college45.6%59.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree22.7%38.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors14.7%29.0%30.3%
Completed masters7.6%10.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.4%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.4%1.3%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Castle Hayne, NC99954%10%
Silver Lake, NC6,11747%4%
Myrtle Grove, NC9,87246%6%
Wilmington, NC113,72446%6%
Leland, NC17,02344%10%
Northwest, NC1,126n/a 

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Tioga, ND1,12623%53%
Knox, PA1,12655%12%
Albers, IL1,12757%16%
Argenta, IL1,12523%54%
Parshall, ND1,12516%67%
Northwest, NC1,126n/a 
Source: The Northwest, 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.