Washington school information

IndexWashingtonNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores40%44%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:115:116:1
Total public schools71,89579,221
Total private schools151024,874
Total post-secondary schools11837,963
The Washington, NC educational system consists of 7 public schools, 1 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Washington public schools have average test scores of 40% which is 8% lower than than the North Carolina average and 19% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Washington public schools is 14:1, compared to 15:1 in North Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 81.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 79.5% have completed high school, 21.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Washington are 19% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 7 public schools in Washington.
  • 81.5% of people in Washington have completed 8th grade.
  • 79.5% of people in Washington have completed high school.
  • 21.3% of people in Washington have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Washington

IndexWashingtonNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade81.5%83.4%84.3%
Completed high school79.5%81.9%83.0%
Completed some college53.1%59.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree30.3%38.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors21.3%29.0%30.3%
Completed masters9.8%10.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.2%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.3%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Bath, NC26053%8%
Chocowinity, NC82346%7%
Bear Grass, NC12942%15%
Grimesland, NC45142%15%
Pinetown, NC7738%22%
Washington, NC9,86240%19%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Grantsville, UT9,86241%17%
Edgewood, WA9,86253%7%
Burtonsville, MD9,85929%41%
New Hyde Park, NY9,85465%32%
Myrtle Grove, NC9,87246%6%
Washington, NC9,86240%19%
Source: The Washington, 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.