Departments of Education in North Carolina

There are 105 Departments of Education in North Carolina, serving a population of 10,052,564 people in an area of 48,605 square miles. There is 1 Department of Education per 95,738 people, and 1 Department of Education per 462 square miles.

The state of North Carolina is ranked 21st in Departments of Education per capita, and 19th in Departments of Education per square mile.

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North Carolina Education Statistics

Find North Carolina School Enrollment, Educational Attainment (Age 25+), and Field of Bachelor's Degree for 1st Major. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2018 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

North Carolina School Enrollment
 North CarolinaUnited States
School Enrollment (Age 3+)2,520,20781,415,106
Kindergarden125,722 (5.0%)4,083,735 (5.0%)
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)1,026,788 (40.7%)32,807,983 (40.3%)
High School (Grades 9-12)534,745 (21.2%)17,004,975 (20.9%)
College/Grad School Enrollment694,953 (27.6%)22,570,897 (27.7%)
North Carolina Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 North CarolinaUnited States
Less than 9th Grade Education322,916 (4.7%)11,521,575 (5.3%)
9-12th Grade (No Diploma)546,950 (7.9%)15,426,482 (7.1%)
High School Graduate (Including Equivalency)1,780,253 (25.9%)59,265,308 (27.1%)
Some College, No Degree1,479,791 (21.5%)45,027,332 (20.6%)
Associate's Degree652,658 (9.5%)18,338,323 (8.4%)
Bachelor's Degree1,345,846 (19.6%)42,470,927 (19.4%)
Graduate/Professional Degree753,360 (10.9%)26,396,124 (12.1%)
North Carolina Field of Bachelor's Degree for 1st Major
 North CarolinaUnited States
Bachelor's Degree, or Higher2,099,20668,867,051
Arts, Humanities & Others486,410 (23.2%)15,676,993 (22.8%)
Business427,016 (20.3%)14,029,435 (20.4%)
Education275,080 (13.1%)8,575,633 (12.5%)
Science & Engineering713,520 (34.0%)24,078,223 (35.0%)
Science & Engineering Related Fields197,180 (9.4%)6,506,767 (9.4%)