Spring Lake school information

IndexSpring LakeNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores35%44%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:115:116:1
Total public schools51,89579,221
Total private schools151024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1837,963
The Spring Lake, NC educational system consists of 5 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Spring Lake public schools have average test scores of 35% which is 20% lower than than the North Carolina average and 29% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Spring Lake public schools is 14:1, compared to 15:1 in North Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 90.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 89.4% have completed high school, 24.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Spring Lake are 29% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Spring Lake.
  • 90.2% of people in Spring Lake have completed 8th grade.
  • 89.4% of people in Spring Lake have completed high school.
  • 24.1% of people in Spring Lake have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Spring Lake

IndexSpring LakeNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade90.2%83.4%84.3%
Completed high school89.4%81.9%83.0%
Completed some college69.9%59.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree33.8%38.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors24.1%29.0%30.3%
Completed masters6.5%10.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.4%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.3%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Spring Lake (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Wade, NC64667%36%
Rockfish, NC3,73657%15%
Eastover, NC3,69255%12%
Silver City, NC1,15044%11%
Hope Mills, NC16,18940%18%
Spring Lake, NC13,25835%29%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Southern Pines, NC13,25851%3%
Monroe, GA13,25332%34%
Port Orchard, WA13,26556%14%
Hamilton Square, NJ13,26539%20%
South Sioux City, NE13,26863%28%
Spring Lake, NC13,25835%29%
Source: The Spring Lake, 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.