Horse Cave school information

IndexHorse CaveKentuckyNational
Average Test Scores36%47%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:116:116:1
Total public schools31,15779,221
Total private schoolsn/a29824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1307,963
The Horse Cave, KY educational system consists of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Horse Cave public schools have average test scores of 36% which is 23% lower than than the Kentucky average and 26% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Horse Cave public schools is 15:1, compared to 16:1 in Kentucky and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 65.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 59.9% have completed high school, 10.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Horse Cave are 26% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Horse Cave.
  • 65.3% of people in Horse Cave have completed 8th grade.
  • 59.9% of people in Horse Cave have completed high school.
  • 10.1% of people in Horse Cave have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Horse Cave

IndexHorse CaveKentuckyNational
Completed 8th grade65.3%81.0%84.3%
Completed high school59.9%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college35.3%51.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree14.9%30.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors10.1%22.7%30.3%
Completed masters4.0%9.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.3%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%0.9%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Hiseville, KY11857%16%
Bonnieville, KY24850%1%
Glasgow, KY14,33848%3%
Park City, KY54645%9%
Cave City, KY2,13545%10%
Horse Cave, KY2,23536%26%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Jonesville, NC2,23545%10%
Nedrow, NY2,23635%30%
Lesslie, SC2,23455%12%
Manchester, OH2,23467%35%
Surgoinsville, TN2,23754%9%
Horse Cave, KY2,23536%26%
Source: The Horse Cave, 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.