Southwest school information

IndexSouthwestRaleighNorth Carolina
Average Test Scores56%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 Southwest are 14% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Southwest.
  • 81.5% of people in Southwest have completed 8th grade.
  • 80.6% of people in Southwest have completed high school.
  • 36.3% of people in Southwest have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Southwest

IndexSouthwestRaleighNorth Carolina
Completed 8th grade81.5%89.8%83.4%
Completed high school80.6%88.9%81.9%
Completed some college63.0%75.4%59.9%
Completed associate degree44.0%57.0%38.1%
Completed bachelors36.3%49.2%29.0%
Completed masters12.8%17.2%10.2%
Completed professional degree3.0%4.8%2.9%
Completed doctorate1.6%2.1%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Morrisville, NC22,60082%66%
Apex, NC43,89368%39%
Cary, NC155,82268%38%
Holly Springs, NC30,12664%30%
Clayton, NC18,55354%9%
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 Southwest, 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.