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Explore more than 150 data sets to see how North Carolina and its counties are measuring up. Use the easy-to-understand charts and graphs to better comprehend our challenges and find the connections among them.

81 Connections / Showing 1 - 25 Filters: Education

At 81%, Perquimans County Schools had the highest percentage of 1st graders meeting reading proficiency standards.

In 2016, 100% of the children enrolled in childcare in Avery County attended 4-5 star facilities.

Anson, Pamlico and Person counties retained the most kindergartners in 2015 at 13%.

Columbus County retained the highest percentage of 1st graders in 2015 at 14%.

More than 40% of children (0-5) in Alleghany, Clay and Tyrrell counties are enrolled in licensed childcare.

In 2015, Washington and Hyde counties had the highest Pre-K attendance rates in the state.

On average, about 10% of NC students (grades K-3) were considered chronically absent in the 2013-14 school year.

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Three school districts have graduation rates exceeding 95%- Avery County, Dare County, and Elkin City Schools.

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19 school districts had <5% of 11th graders meet all college & career readiness benchmarks on the ACT.

8% of the residents in Tyrrell County have a bachelor's degree or higher in 2014, the lowest in the state.

Orange County had the highest percentage of population with Associate's degree or higher in 2013.

Orange County has the highest percentage of residents with an Associate's degree or higher.

Less than 20 percent of North Carolina residents 25 years and older have a bachelor's degree or higher in 2013.

Less than 28 percent of North Carolina residents 25 years and older have a bachelor's degree or higher in 2014.

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In 2012, the statewide average of number of students per instructional learning devices was 1.81.

62% of NC teacher agree their professional development is differentiated

69% of NC teachers agree they have an appropriate level of influence on decision making in their school

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Less than half of teachers agree they have sufficient non-instructional time in eleven NC school districts

Teachers in NC who agree the non-instructional time provided is sufficient.

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School districts where 80% or more teachers agree they are protected from duties that interfere with educating students.

80% of NC teachers agree they’ve sufficient resources for professional development

96.4% of teachers in Greene County Schools agree they’ve sufficient resources for professional development.

Over 90% of Perquimans County Schools teachers agree they’ve an appropriate amount of time for professional development

80% of NC teachers agree they’ve an appropriate amount of time for professional development.

Tyrell County Schools employed 44 teachers in 2015-2016, the lowest in NC.