Avg. test scores 48%
High school dipl. 15%
Bachelors degree 52%

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

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Tarboro are 48% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 8 public schools in Tarboro
  • 73.2% of people in Tarboro have completed 8th grade
  • 70.4% of people in Tarboro have completed high school
  • 14.5% of people in Tarboro have completed a bachelors degree

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      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.

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      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%

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      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.