South school information

IndexSouthRaleighNorth Carolina
Average Test Scores37%52%44%
Student/Teacher ration/a14:115:1
Total public schoolsn/a791,895
Total private schoolsn/a36510
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a12183

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  • The average school test scores in South are 24% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in South.
  • 81.1% of people in South have completed 8th grade.
  • 79.5% of people in South have completed high school.
  • 22.9% of people in South have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in South

IndexSouthRaleighNorth Carolina
Completed 8th grade81.1%89.8%83.4%
Completed high school79.5%88.9%81.9%
Completed some college57.9%75.4%59.9%
Completed associate degree33.9%57.0%38.1%
Completed bachelors22.9%49.2%29.0%
Completed masters7.6%17.2%10.2%
Completed professional degree1.4%4.8%2.9%
Completed doctorate0.6%2.1%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Morrisville, NC22,60082%66%
Cary, NC155,82268%38%
Holly Springs, NC30,12664%30%
Clayton, NC18,55354%9%
Fuquay-Varina, NC22,72253%7%
Raleigh, NC441,32652%6%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Omaha, NE443,07272%47%
Colorado Springs, CO448,75937%25%
Virginia Beach, VA449,73382%67%
Miami, FL432,62247%5%
Atlanta, GA456,37828%44%
Raleigh, NC441,32652%6%
Source: The South, Raleigh, 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.