Southern Shores school information

IndexSouthern ShoresNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores61%44%49%
Student/Teacher ration/a15:116:1
Total public schoolsn/a1,89579,221
Total private schoolsn/a51024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1837,963
The Southern Shores, NC educational system consists of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Southern Shores public schools have average test scores of 61% which is 40% higher than than the North Carolina average and 24% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Southern Shores public schools is n/a, compared to 15:1 in North Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 95.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 94.4% have completed high school, 53.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 6.6% have completed a doctorate degree.
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  • The average school test scores in Southern Shores are 24% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Southern Shores.
  • 95.1% of people in Southern Shores have completed 8th grade.
  • 94.4% of people in Southern Shores have completed high school.
  • 53.1% of people in Southern Shores have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Southern Shores

IndexSouthern ShoresNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade95.1%83.4%84.3%
Completed high school94.4%81.9%83.0%
Completed some college82.3%59.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree59.9%38.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors53.1%29.0%30.3%
Completed masters21.3%10.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree6.6%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate3.8%1.3%1.3%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Kill Devil Hills, NC6,94859%19%
Nags Head, NC2,85856%14%
Southern Shores, NC2,82761%24%

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Eielson AFB, AK2,82648%3%
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Southern Shores, NC2,82761%24%
Source: The Southern Shores, 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.