Pilot Mountain school information

IndexPilot MountainNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores53%44%49%
Student/Teacher ratio18:115:116:1
Total public schools31,89579,221
Total private schoolsn/a51024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1837,963
The Pilot Mountain, NC educational system consists of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Pilot Mountain public schools have average test scores of 53% which is 22% higher than than the North Carolina average and 8% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Pilot Mountain public schools is 18:1, compared to 15:1 in North Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 82.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 80.6% have completed high school, 23.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Pilot Mountain are 8% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Pilot Mountain.
  • 82.1% of people in Pilot Mountain have completed 8th grade.
  • 80.6% of people in Pilot Mountain have completed high school.
  • 23.2% of people in Pilot Mountain have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Pilot Mountain

IndexPilot MountainNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade82.1%83.4%84.3%
Completed high school80.6%81.9%83.0%
Completed some college54.5%59.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree33.8%38.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors23.2%29.0%30.3%
Completed masters9.5%10.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.5%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.3%1.3%

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

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Dobson, NC1,49852%7%
Pilot Mountain, NC1,68853%8%

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Beulaville, NC1,68837%25%
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Pilot Mountain, NC1,68853%8%
Source: The Pilot Mountain, 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.