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Schools in North Carolina (leave a review)
Schools by Type

Total

2,655

Charter

177

Magnet

123

Shared Time

7

Virtual

3

Highest Level of Education
The bar chart below shows percentages of adults in this state who hold different qualifications as their highest level of academic achievement.
Highest level of educationPercent of adults
Less than high school13
High school diploma or GED26
Some college31
Bachelor's degree20
Graduate degree11
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

Kindergarten - 12th Grade: 5.5 hours

Kindergarten: 185 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 185 days

12th Grade: 185 days

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Household Income
The chart below shows income adjusted for inflation and shown in 2016 dollars. This lets you see how families' purchasing power has changed over time.
YearIncome expressed in 2016 dollars
199049800
200056500
200550100
201047700
201247200
201347300
201447200
201548400
201650600
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Child Poverty and Homelessness

Children in poverty

487,380

Homeless children

26,361

Unsheltered children

1,163

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Students in Gifted and Talented Programs
Category of studentPercent enrolled in gifted and talented programs
Boys10
Girls10
White14
Black4
Hispanic4
Asian19
American Indian or Alaskan Native6
Pacific Islander8
Two or more races10
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