Waxhaw school information

IndexWaxhawNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores68%44%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:115:116:1
Total public schools31,89579,221
Total private schoolsn/a51024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1837,963
The Waxhaw, NC educational system consists of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Waxhaw public schools have average test scores of 68% which is 56% higher than than the North Carolina average and 39% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Waxhaw public schools is 12:1, compared to 15:1 in North Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 93.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 93.3% have completed high school, 52.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Waxhaw are 39% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Waxhaw.
  • 93.5% of people in Waxhaw have completed 8th grade.
  • 93.3% of people in Waxhaw have completed high school.
  • 52.4% of people in Waxhaw have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Waxhaw

IndexWaxhawNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade93.5%83.4%84.3%
Completed high school93.3%81.9%83.0%
Completed some college79.5%59.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree62.8%38.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors52.4%29.0%30.3%
Completed masters15.1%10.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.1%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.5%1.3%1.3%

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

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Source: The Waxhaw, 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.