Surf City school information

IndexSurf CityNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scoresn/a44%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 Surf City, NC educational system consists of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Surf City public schools have average test scores of n/a which is equal to than the North Carolina average and equal to than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Surf City public schools is n/a, compared to 15:1 in North Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 93.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 93.0% have completed high school, 42.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Surf City are equal to the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Surf City.
  • 93.2% of people in Surf City have completed 8th grade.
  • 93.0% of people in Surf City have completed high school.
  • 42.0% of people in Surf City have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Surf City

IndexSurf CityNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade93.2%83.4%84.3%
Completed high school93.0%81.9%83.0%
Completed some college73.9%59.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree52.0%38.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors42.0%29.0%30.3%
Completed masters14.8%10.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.2%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.6%1.3%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Surf City (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Ogden, NC6,90980%62%
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Holly Ridge, NC1,65444%10%
Surf City, NC2,618n/a 

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Surf City, NC2,618n/a 
Source: The Surf City, 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.