West school information

IndexWestRaleighNorth Carolina
Average Test Scores45%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 West are 9% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in West.
  • 90.2% of people in West have completed 8th grade.
  • 89.5% of people in West have completed high school.
  • 51.4% of people in West have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in West

IndexWestRaleighNorth Carolina
Completed 8th grade90.2%89.8%83.4%
Completed high school89.5%88.9%81.9%
Completed some college76.1%75.4%59.9%
Completed associate degree58.4%57.0%38.1%
Completed bachelors51.4%49.2%29.0%
Completed masters21.5%17.2%10.2%
Completed professional degree6.9%4.8%2.9%
Completed doctorate4.8%2.1%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in West (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%
Wake Forest, NC36,47263%29%
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 West, 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.