Waynesville school information

IndexWaynesvilleNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores53%44%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:115:116:1
Total public schools81,89579,221
Total private schoolsn/a51024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1837,963
The Waynesville, NC educational system consists of 8 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Waynesville public schools have average test scores of 53% which is 22% higher than than the North Carolina average and 8% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Waynesville public schools is 13:1, compared to 15:1 in North Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 78.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 76.2% have completed high school, 25.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Waynesville are 8% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 8 public schools in Waynesville.
  • 78.3% of people in Waynesville have completed 8th grade.
  • 76.2% of people in Waynesville have completed high school.
  • 25.8% of people in Waynesville have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Waynesville

IndexWaynesvilleNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade78.3%83.4%84.3%
Completed high school76.2%81.9%83.0%
Completed some college56.6%59.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree37.6%38.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors25.8%29.0%30.3%
Completed masters10.9%10.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.9%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.4%1.3%1.3%

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

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Webster, NC43875%52%
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Cullowhee, NC5,55639%21%
Waynesville, NC9,78853%8%

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Source: The Waynesville, 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.