Roanoke Rapids school information

IndexRoanoke RapidsNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores33%44%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:115:116:1
Total public schools61,89579,221
Total private schools151024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1837,963
The Roanoke Rapids, NC educational system consists of 6 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Roanoke Rapids public schools have average test scores of 33% which is 25% lower than than the North Carolina average and 33% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Roanoke Rapids public schools is 13:1, compared to 15:1 in North Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 76.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 75.0% have completed high school, 20.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Roanoke Rapids are 33% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Roanoke Rapids.
  • 76.4% of people in Roanoke Rapids have completed 8th grade.
  • 75.0% of people in Roanoke Rapids have completed high school.
  • 20.7% of people in Roanoke Rapids have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Roanoke Rapids

IndexRoanoke RapidsNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade76.4%83.4%84.3%
Completed high school75.0%81.9%83.0%
Completed some college51.7%59.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree32.3%38.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors20.7%29.0%30.3%
Completed masters7.5%10.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.4%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.3%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Weldon, NC1,70933%33%
Gaston, NC1,16228%43%
Littleton, NC54925%50%
Jackson, NC51420%60%
Halifax, NC23816%67%
Roanoke Rapids, NC15,45433%33%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Franklin Park, NJ15,45458%17%
Long Beach, MS15,45037%24%
Jamestown, ND15,44150%2%
Lamont, CA15,43918%63%
Eden, NC15,43437%24%
Roanoke Rapids, NC15,45433%33%
Source: The Roanoke Rapids, 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.