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Raleigh school information

Index Raleigh North Carolina National
Average Test Scores47%43%48%
Student/Teacher ratio14:115:116:1
Total public schools791,89579,221
Total private schools3651024,874
Total post-secondary schools121837,963

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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Raleigh are 2% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 79 public schools in Raleigh
  • 89.8% of people in Raleigh have completed 8th grade
  • 88.9% of people in Raleigh have completed high school
  • 49.2% of people in Raleigh have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Raleigh

      Index Raleigh North Carolina National
      Completed 8th grade89.8%83.4%84.3%
      Completed high school88.9%81.9%83.0%
      Completed some college75.4%59.9%59.4%
      Completed associate degree57.0%38.1%38.5%
      Completed bachelors49.2%29.0%30.3%
      Completed masters17.2%10.2%11.5%
      Completed professional degree4.8%2.9%3.3%
      Completed doctorate2.1%1.3%1.3%

      Raleigh, NC School Districts

      • Wake County Schools

      There are a total of 79 public schools, 36 private schools and 12 post-secondary schools in Raleigh. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Raleigh, NC schools is 47%. The average student to teacher ratio is 14:1. In Raleigh, NC, an average of 89.8% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 88.9% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Morrisville, NC27,58266%37.8%
      Apex, NC55,22065%35.0%
      Wake Forest, NC44,06863%30.5%
      Cary, NC169,17762%28.6%
      Holly Springs, NC36,59562%28.5%
      Raleigh, NC469,69847%1.8%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Colorado Springs, CO471,68643%10.7%
      Long Beach, CA462,08150%4.3%
      Miami, FL461,08058%21.5%
      Omaha, NE479,52949%2.1%
      Virginia Beach, VA450,88286%79.2%
      Raleigh, NC469,69847%1.8%
      Source: The Raleigh, NC education data displayed above is derived from the 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.