Southern Pines school information

IndexSouthern PinesNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores51%44%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:115:116:1
Total public schools41,89579,221
Total private schools451024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1837,963
The Southern Pines, NC educational system consists of 4 public schools, 4 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Southern Pines public schools have average test scores of 51% which is 16% higher than than the North Carolina average and 3% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Southern Pines public schools is 12:1, compared to 15:1 in North Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 91.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 90.7% have completed high school, 47.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 8.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Southern Pines are 3% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Southern Pines.
  • 91.4% of people in Southern Pines have completed 8th grade.
  • 90.7% of people in Southern Pines have completed high school.
  • 47.9% of people in Southern Pines have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Southern Pines

IndexSouthern PinesNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade91.4%83.4%84.3%
Completed high school90.7%81.9%83.0%
Completed some college75.6%59.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree55.2%38.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors47.9%29.0%30.3%
Completed masters21.5%10.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree8.4%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate3.4%1.3%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Southern Pines (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Pinehurst, NC15,52267%35%
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Silver City, NC1,15044%11%
Southern Pines, NC13,25851%3%

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Spring Lake, NC13,25835%29%
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Southern Pines, NC13,25851%3%
Source: The Southern Pines, 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.