Frankfort school information

Average Test Scores44%47%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:116:116:1
Total public schools161,15779,221
Total private schools529824,874
Total post-secondary schools21307,963
The Frankfort, KY educational system consists of 16 public schools, 5 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Frankfort public schools have average test scores of 44% which is 8% lower than than the Kentucky average and 11% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Frankfort public schools is 15:1, compared to 16:1 in Kentucky and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 80.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 78.4% have completed high school, 28.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Frankfort are 11% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 16 public schools in Frankfort.
  • 80.2% of people in Frankfort have completed 8th grade.
  • 78.4% of people in Frankfort have completed high school.
  • 28.5% of people in Frankfort have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Frankfort

Completed 8th grade80.2%81.0%84.3%
Completed high school78.4%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college56.5%51.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree32.6%30.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors28.5%22.7%30.3%
Completed masters10.5%9.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.9%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%0.9%1.3%

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

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Versailles, KY9,09158%17%
Midway, KY1,68157%16%
Stamping Ground, KY82555%11%
Lawrenceburg, KY11,08154%9%
Pleasureville, KY90851%4%
Frankfort, KY27,59844%11%

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Middletown, NY27,60134%32%
Kirkwood, MO27,61477%57%
Garner, NC27,62545%9%
Marshalltown, IA27,63765%31%
Danvers, MA27,55871%44%
Frankfort, KY27,59844%11%
Source: The Frankfort, 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.