Polkton school information

IndexPolktonNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores36%44%49%
Student/Teacher ration/a15:116:1
Total public schoolsn/a1,89579,221
Total private schoolsn/a51024,874
Total post-secondary schools11837,963
The Polkton, NC educational system consists of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Polkton 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 Polkton public schools is n/a, compared to 15:1 in North Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 62.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 59.5% have completed high school, 3.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Polkton are 27% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Polkton.
  • 62.0% of people in Polkton have completed 8th grade.
  • 59.5% of people in Polkton have completed high school.
  • 3.0% of people in Polkton have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Polkton

IndexPolktonNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade62.0%83.4%84.3%
Completed high school59.5%81.9%83.0%
Completed some college32.0%59.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree8.0%38.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors3.0%29.0%30.3%
Completed masters0.7%10.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.4%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.3%1.3%

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

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Ansonville, NC69852%6%
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Polkton, NC3,37936%27%

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Polkton, NC3,37936%27%
Source: The Polkton, 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.