Jeffersontown school information

IndexJeffersontownKentuckyNational
Average Test Scores51%47%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:116:116:1
Total public schools11,15779,221
Total private schools129824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1307,963
The Jeffersontown, KY educational system consists of 1 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Jeffersontown public schools have average test scores of 51% which is 7% higher than than the Kentucky average and 3% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Jeffersontown public schools is 15:1, compared to 16:1 in Kentucky and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 89.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 89.5% have completed high school, 38.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Jeffersontown are 3% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 1 public schools in Jeffersontown.
  • 89.9% of people in Jeffersontown have completed 8th grade.
  • 89.5% of people in Jeffersontown have completed high school.
  • 38.1% of people in Jeffersontown have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Jeffersontown

IndexJeffersontownKentuckyNational
Completed 8th grade89.9%81.0%84.3%
Completed high school89.5%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college69.6%51.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree47.1%30.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors38.1%22.7%30.3%
Completed masters15.4%9.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.6%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.6%0.9%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Prospect, KY4,78976%53%
Hurstbourne, KY4,34373%47%
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Indian Hills, KY2,95371%43%
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Jeffersontown, KY27,39551%3%

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Source: The Jeffersontown, 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.