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25%
  • North Rowan High
  • 300 North Whitehead Ave, Spencer
  • Rowan-Salisbury Schools
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 698
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
24%
  • North Rowan Middle School
  • 512 Charles St, Spencer
  • Rowan-Salisbury Schools
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 517
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
22%
  • North Rowan Elementary
  • 600 Charles St, Spencer
  • Rowan-Salisbury Schools
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 536
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
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Spencer school information

IndexSpencerNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores23%44%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:115:116:1
Total public schools31,89579,221
Total private schoolsn/a51024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1837,963
The Spencer, NC educational system consists of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Spencer public schools have average test scores of 23% which is 47% lower than than the North Carolina average and 53% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Spencer public schools is 12:1, compared to 15:1 in North Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 80.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 76.1% have completed high school, 21.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Spencer

IndexSpencerNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade80.0%83.4%84.3%
Completed high school76.1%81.9%83.0%
Completed some college55.1%59.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree29.8%38.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors21.9%29.0%30.3%
Completed masters6.6%10.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.0%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.3%1.3%

Spencer, NC School Districts

Rowan-Salisbury Schools

There are a total of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Spencer. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Spencer, NC schools is 23%. The average student to teacher ratio is 12:1. In Spencer, NC, an average of 80.0% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 76.1% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Spencer 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 Spencer, NC schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Mocksville, NC5,14055%11%
Faith, NC86551%3%
Welcome, NC4,61350%1%
Cleveland, NC1,01950%1%
Southmont, NC1,25247%4%
Spencer, NC3,29023%53%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Marysville, KS3,29038%22%
Shackle Island, TN3,29074%50%
Mount Pleasant, UT3,28945%8%
Southport, NC3,29146%8%
Kotzebue, AK3,28821%58%
Spencer, NC3,29023%53%
Source: The Spencer, 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.