Morehead school information

IndexMoreheadKentuckyNational
Average Test Scores39%47%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:116:116:1
Total public schools61,15779,221
Total private schools229824,874
Total post-secondary schools21307,963
The Morehead, KY educational system consists of 6 public schools, 2 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Morehead public schools have average test scores of 39% which is 18% lower than than the Kentucky average and 22% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Morehead public schools is 14:1, compared to 16:1 in Kentucky and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 75.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 73.8% have completed high school, 32.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 11.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Morehead are 22% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Morehead.
  • 75.4% of people in Morehead have completed 8th grade.
  • 73.8% of people in Morehead have completed high school.
  • 32.7% of people in Morehead have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Morehead

IndexMoreheadKentuckyNational
Completed 8th grade75.4%81.0%84.3%
Completed high school73.8%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college54.1%51.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree39.3%30.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors32.7%22.7%30.3%
Completed masters25.7%9.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree11.2%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate6.6%0.9%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Morehead, KY7,61539%22%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Glen Ridge, NJ7,61573%48%
Green, OR7,61626%48%
McCook, NE7,61884%70%
Berlin, NJ7,62038%24%
River Rouge, MI7,60913%74%
Morehead, KY7,61539%22%
Source: The Morehead, 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.