Mayfield school information

Average Test Scores46%47%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:116:116:1
Total public schools111,15779,221
Total private schools329824,874
Total post-secondary schools11307,963
The Mayfield, KY educational system consists of 11 public schools, 3 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Mayfield public schools have average test scores of 46% which is 4% lower than than the Kentucky average and 8% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Mayfield public schools is 17:1, compared to 16:1 in Kentucky and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 67.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 65.1% have completed high school, 13.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Mayfield are 8% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 11 public schools in Mayfield.
  • 67.7% of people in Mayfield have completed 8th grade.
  • 65.1% of people in Mayfield have completed high school.
  • 13.9% of people in Mayfield have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Mayfield

Completed 8th grade67.7%81.0%84.3%
Completed high school65.1%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college36.5%51.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree17.6%30.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors13.9%22.7%30.3%
Completed masters6.4%9.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.2%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%0.9%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Symsonia, KY47372%46%
Farmington, KY12765%31%
Sedalia, KY19362%26%
Fancy Farm, KY55960%21%
Lowes, KY7657%16%
Mayfield, KY10,07846%8%

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Pike Creek Valley, DE10,07757%16%
Fairmount, NY10,08770%43%
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Mayfield, KY10,07846%8%
Source: The Mayfield, 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.