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  • Edgecombe Early College High
  • 2009 West Wilson St, Tarboro
  • Edgecombe County Public Schools
  • Grades: 9 - 13 · Students: 154
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
  • North East Carolina Prep
  • Po Box 8, Tarboro
  • North East Carolina Preparatory School
  • Grades: KG - 10 · Students: 1,306
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
  • Martin Millennium Academy
  • 400 E Johnston St, Tarboro
  • Edgecombe County Public Schools
  • Grades: KG - 8 · Students: 471
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
  • Tarboro High
  • 1400 Howard Avenue, Tarboro
  • Edgecombe County Public Schools
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 589
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
  • Stocks Elementary
  • 400 Hope Lodge Street, Tarboro
  • Edgecombe County Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 510
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
  • W A Pattillo Middle School
  • Po Box 609, Tarboro
  • Edgecombe County Public Schools
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 309
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1

Tarboro school information

IndexTarboroNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores25%44%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:115:116:1
Total public schools81,89579,221
Total private schools151024,874
Total post-secondary schools11837,963
The Tarboro, NC educational system consists of 8 public schools, 1 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Tarboro public schools have average test scores of 25% which is 42% lower than than the North Carolina average and 48% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Tarboro public schools is 12:1, compared to 15:1 in North Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 73.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 70.4% have completed high school, 14.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Tarboro

IndexTarboroNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade73.2%83.4%84.3%
Completed high school70.4%81.9%83.0%
Completed some college49.1%59.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree24.7%38.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors14.5%29.0%30.3%
Completed masters6.2%10.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.3%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.3%1.3%

Tarboro, NC School Districts

Edgecombe County Schools

There are a total of 8 public schools, 1 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Tarboro. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Tarboro, NC schools is 25%. The average student to teacher ratio is 12:1. In Tarboro, NC, an average of 73.2% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 70.4% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Tarboro 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 Tarboro, NC schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Whitakers, NC87449%1%
Bethel, NC1,62431%37%
Pinetops, NC1,18029%42%
Rocky Mount, NC56,17527%46%
Princeville, NC2,30017%65%
Tarboro, NC11,20625%48%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Lake Grove, NY11,20643%13%
Springdale, OH11,20569%39%
Garden Acres, CA11,20918%63%
Piedmont, CA11,20184%72%
Destrehan, LA11,21180%62%
Tarboro, NC11,20625%48%
Source: The Tarboro, 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.
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