Independence school information

IndexIndependenceKentuckyNational
Average Test Scores64%63%68%
Student/Teacher ratio18:116:116:1
Total public schools71,15779,235
Total private schools229824,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1307,965

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  • The average school test scores in Independence are 6% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 7 public schools in Independence.
  • 85.7% of people in Independence have completed 8th grade.
  • 85.0% of people in Independence have completed high school.
  • 29.1% of people in Independence have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Independence

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  • Beechgrove Elementary School1029 Bristow RdGrades: PK - 05Students: 674 · Ratio: 17:177
  • Kenton Elementary School11246 Madison PikeGrades: KG - 05Students: 655 · Ratio: 18:167
  • Simon Kenton High School11132 Madison PikeGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,589 · Ratio: 20:146
  • Summit View Elementary School5006 Madison PikeGrades: PK - 05Students: 859 · Ratio: 18:175
  • Summit View Middle School5002 Madison PikeGrades: 06 - 08Students: 738 · Ratio: 18:158
  • Twenhofel Middle School11846 Taylor Mill RdGrades: 06 - 08Students: 76 · Ratio: 18:164
  • White'S Tower Elementary School2977 Harris PikeGrades: PK - 05Students: 539 · Ratio: 18:163

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Education level achieved in Independence

IndexIndependenceKentuckyNational
Completed 8th grade85.7%80.0%83.8%
Completed high school85.0%76.6%82.4%
Completed some college59.1%49.7%58.4%
Completed associate degree37.0%29.1%37.2%
Completed bachelors29.1%21.8%29.3%
Completed masters9.0%8.9%11.0%
Completed professional degree2.7%2.5%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.5%0.9%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Terrace Park, OH2,24997%43%
Milford, OH6,74889%31%
Cleves, OH3,35487%28%
New Richmond, OH2,60687%27%
Sherwood, OH80286%26%
Independence, KY25,63864%6%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Sandusky, OH25,62670%2%
Hazelwood, MO25,67145%34%
Woodstock, GA25,67293%36%
Shoreview, MN25,67370%3%
Laurel, MD25,67384%23%
Independence, KY25,63864%6%
Source: The Independence, 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.