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  • Dawson Elementary
  • 901 Junior High School Road, Scotland Neck
  • Halifax County Schools
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 142
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1

Scotland Neck school information

IndexScotland NeckNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores17%44%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:115:116:1
Total public schools41,89579,221
Total private schoolsn/a51024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1837,963
The Scotland Neck, NC educational system consists of 4 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Scotland Neck public schools have average test scores of 17% which is 61% lower than than the North Carolina average and 65% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Scotland Neck public schools is 14:1, compared to 15:1 in North Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 67.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 63.7% have completed high school, 9.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Scotland Neck

IndexScotland NeckNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade67.6%83.4%84.3%
Completed high school63.7%81.9%83.0%
Completed some college26.9%59.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree11.1%38.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors9.4%29.0%30.3%
Completed masters2.3%10.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.0%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.3%1.3%

Scotland Neck, NC School Districts

Halifax County Schools

There are a total of 4 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Scotland Neck. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Scotland Neck, NC schools is 17%. The average student to teacher ratio is 14:1. In Scotland Neck, NC, an average of 67.6% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 63.7% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Scotland Neck schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Scotland Neck, NC schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Kelford, NC23325%50%
Enfield, NC2,62824%51%
Hamilton, NC41320%60%
Halifax, NC23816%67%
Leggett, NC2613%75%
Scotland Neck, NC1,25717%65%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Arcadia, IN1,25777%56%
Yates Center, KS1,25735%29%
Tenaha, TX1,25766%34%
Craig, AK1,25736%27%
Hackberry, LA1,25760%21%
Scotland Neck, NC1,25717%65%
Source: The Scotland Neck, 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.