Wake Forest school information

IndexWake ForestNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores63%44%49%
Student/Teacher ratio18:115:116:1
Total public schools61,89579,221
Total private schools251024,874
Total post-secondary schools21837,963
The Wake Forest, NC educational system consists of 6 public schools, 2 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Wake Forest public schools have average test scores of 63% which is 45% higher than than the North Carolina average and 29% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Wake Forest public schools is 18:1, compared to 15:1 in North Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 94.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 93.6% have completed high school, 54.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Wake Forest are 29% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Wake Forest.
  • 94.2% of people in Wake Forest have completed 8th grade.
  • 93.6% of people in Wake Forest have completed high school.
  • 54.0% of people in Wake Forest have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Wake Forest

IndexWake ForestNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade94.2%83.4%84.3%
Completed high school93.6%81.9%83.0%
Completed some college79.2%59.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree61.2%38.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors54.0%29.0%30.3%
Completed masters16.9%10.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.1%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.3%1.3%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Wake Forest (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Raleigh, NC441,32652%6%
Rolesville, NC5,58351%4%
Youngsville, NC1,45745%8%
Butner, NC7,69245%9%
Zebulon, NC4,81344%10%
Wake Forest, NC36,47263%29%

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Trumbull, CT36,47769%40%
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Rome, GA36,34033%32%
Wake Forest, NC36,47263%29%
Source: The Wake Forest, 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.