Ashland school information

IndexAshlandKentuckyNational
Average Test Scores51%47%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:116:116:1
Total public schools181,15779,221
Total private schools329824,874
Total post-secondary schools31307,963
The Ashland, KY educational system consists of 18 public schools, 3 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools. Ashland public schools have average test scores of 51% which is 7% higher than than the Kentucky average and 3% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Ashland public schools is 16:1, compared to 16:1 in Kentucky and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 85.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 83.6% have completed high school, 23.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Ashland are 3% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 18 public schools in Ashland.
  • 85.2% of people in Ashland have completed 8th grade.
  • 83.6% of people in Ashland have completed high school.
  • 23.3% of people in Ashland have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Ashland

IndexAshlandKentuckyNational
Completed 8th grade85.2%81.0%84.3%
Completed high school83.6%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college58.1%51.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree32.7%30.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors23.3%22.7%30.3%
Completed masters9.8%9.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.3%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%0.9%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Proctorville, OH51986%75%
South Point, OH3,63977%56%
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Ironton, OH11,04977%56%
Burlington, OH2,51475%51%
Ashland, KY21,29451%3%

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Ashland, KY21,29451%3%
Source: The Ashland, KY 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.