Princeton school information

IndexPrincetonNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores46%44%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:115:116:1
Total public schools11,89579,221
Total private schoolsn/a51024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1837,963
The Princeton, NC educational system consists of 1 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Princeton public schools have average test scores of 46% which is 5% higher than than the North Carolina average and 7% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Princeton public schools is 14:1, compared to 15:1 in North Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 83.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 81.4% have completed high school, 11.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Princeton are 7% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 1 public schools in Princeton.
  • 83.5% of people in Princeton have completed 8th grade.
  • 81.4% of people in Princeton have completed high school.
  • 11.6% of people in Princeton have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Princeton

IndexPrincetonNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade83.5%83.4%84.3%
Completed high school81.4%81.9%83.0%
Completed some college54.4%59.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree26.6%38.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors11.6%29.0%30.3%
Completed masters3.5%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 Princeton (high school & post-secondary)

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Source: The Princeton, 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.