Jamestown school information

IndexJamestownKentuckyNational
Average Test Scores51%47%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:116:116:1
Total public schools21,15779,221
Total private schoolsn/a29824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1307,963
The Jamestown, KY educational system consists of 2 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Jamestown public schools have average test scores of 51% which is 8% higher than than the Kentucky average and 4% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Jamestown public schools is 12:1, compared to 16:1 in Kentucky and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 70.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 60.1% have completed high school, 10.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Jamestown are 4% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Jamestown.
  • 70.0% of people in Jamestown have completed 8th grade.
  • 60.1% of people in Jamestown have completed high school.
  • 10.7% of people in Jamestown have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Jamestown

IndexJamestownKentuckyNational
Completed 8th grade70.0%81.0%84.3%
Completed high school60.1%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college33.7%51.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree17.8%30.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors10.7%22.7%30.3%
Completed masters2.8%9.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.4%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.1%0.9%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Russell Springs, KY2,50648%2%
Columbia, KY4,84746%7%
Monticello, KY6,11631%37%
Jamestown, KY1,98951%4%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Fisher, IL1,98936%27%
Earle, AR1,98913%73%
Marbury, AL1,98942%16%
Mooreland, OK1,98978%59%
Moravian Falls, NC1,99044%11%
Jamestown, KY1,98951%4%
Source: The Jamestown, 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.