Avg. test scores 52%
High school dipl. 32%
Bachelors degree 62%

Selma school information

IndexSelmaNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores24%44%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:115:116:1
Total public schools21,89579,221
Total private schoolsn/a51024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1837,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Selma are 52% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Selma
  • 60.0% of people in Selma have completed 8th grade
  • 56.6% of people in Selma have completed high school
  • 11.4% of people in Selma have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Selma

      IndexSelmaNorth CarolinaNational
      Completed 8th grade60.0%83.4%84.3%
      Completed high school56.6%81.9%83.0%
      Completed some college36.5%59.9%59.4%
      Completed associate degree18.1%38.1%38.5%
      Completed bachelors11.4%29.0%30.3%
      Completed masters4.3%10.2%11.5%
      Completed professional degree0.6%2.9%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.0%1.3%1.3%

      Selma, NC School Districts

      • Johnston County Schools

      There are a total of 2 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Selma. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Selma, NC schools is 24%. The average student to teacher ratio is 13:1. In Selma, NC, an average of 60.0% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 56.6% have completed high school.

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Clayton, NC18,55354%9%
      Wilson's Mills, NC2,43348%3%
      Archer Lodge, NC4,61446%7%
      Princeton, NC1,34346%7%
      Kenly, NC1,74441%17%
      Selma, NC6,32524%52%

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      Tanglewilde, WA6,32650%1%
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      South Williamsport, PA6,32865%32%
      Sealy, TX6,32073%49%
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      Selma, NC6,32524%52%
      Source: The Selma, 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.