Dawson Springs school information

IndexDawson SpringsKentuckyNational
Average Test Scores60%63%68%
Student/Teacher ratio15:116:116:1
Total public schools31,15779,235
Total private schoolsn/a29824,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1307,965

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  • The average school test scores in Dawson Springs are 12% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Dawson Springs.
  • 70.5% of people in Dawson Springs have completed 8th grade.
  • 67.7% of people in Dawson Springs have completed high school.
  • 6.4% of people in Dawson Springs have completed a bachelors degree.

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  • Dawson Springs Elementary317 Eli StreetGrades: PK - 06Students: 403 · Ratio: 16:160
  • Dawson Springs Jr. High/High School317 Eli StreetGrades: 07 - 12Students: 314 · Ratio: 15:160

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Education level achieved in Dawson Springs

IndexDawson SpringsKentuckyNational
Completed 8th grade70.5%80.0%83.8%
Completed high school67.7%76.6%82.4%
Completed some college31.6%49.7%58.4%
Completed associate degree13.4%29.1%37.2%
Completed bachelors6.4%21.8%29.3%
Completed masters3.2%8.9%11.0%
Completed professional degree0.8%2.5%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.3%0.9%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Crofton, KY90372%6%
Nortonville, KY1,16271%4%
Princeton, KY6,27469%1%
Earlington, KY1,59660%11%
Madisonville, KY19,80760%12%
Dawson Springs, KY2,75360%12%

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Burns, OR2,75353%22%
McLeansboro, IL2,75386%27%
Missouri Valley, IA2,75275%11%
Trinity, TX2,75577%13%
El Lago, TX2,75589%30%
Dawson Springs, KY2,75360%12%
Source: The Dawson Springs, KY education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau 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.