Wendell school information

IndexWendellNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores43%44%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:115:116:1
Total public schools31,89579,221
Total private schools151024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1837,963
The Wendell, NC educational system consists of 3 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Wendell public schools have average test scores of 43% which is 2% lower than than the North Carolina average and 13% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Wendell public schools is 14:1, compared to 15:1 in North Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 86.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 84.0% have completed high school, 32.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Wendell are 13% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Wendell.
  • 86.0% of people in Wendell have completed 8th grade.
  • 84.0% of people in Wendell have completed high school.
  • 32.7% of people in Wendell have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Wendell

IndexWendellNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade86.0%83.4%84.3%
Completed high school84.0%81.9%83.0%
Completed some college63.5%59.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree39.3%38.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors32.7%29.0%30.3%
Completed masters14.6%10.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.4%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.1%1.3%1.3%

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

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Source: The Wendell, 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.