Owensboro school information

IndexOwensboroKentuckyNational
Average Test Scores72%63%68%
Student/Teacher ratio16:116:116:1
Total public schools321,15779,235
Total private schools829824,875
Total post-secondary schools71307,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Owensboro are 6% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 32 public schools in Owensboro.
  • 81.1% of people in Owensboro have completed 8th grade.
  • 79.1% of people in Owensboro have completed high school.
  • 19.0% of people in Owensboro have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Owensboro

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  • Apollo High School2280 Tamarack RoadGrades: 09 - 12Students: 133 · Ratio: 18:144
  • Audubon Elementary School300 Worthington RoadGrades: PK - 05Students: 514 · Ratio: 18:173
  • College View Middle School5061 New Hartford RoadGrades: 06 - 08Students: 775 · Ratio: 15:171
  • Country Heights Elementary School4961 Highway 54Grades: PK - 05Students: 381 · Ratio: 16:168
  • Cravens Elementary School2741 Cravens AveGrades: KG - 04Students: 279 · Ratio: 12:189
  • Daviess County High School4255 New Hartford RoadGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,599 · Ratio: 18:148
  • Daviess County Middle School1415 East Fourth StreetGrades: 06 - 08Students: 806 · Ratio: 16:169
  • Deer Park Elementary School4959 New Hartford Rd.Grades: PK - 05Students: 541 · Ratio: 18:184
  • East View Elementary School6104 Ky Highway 405Grades: PK - 05Students: 506 · Ratio: 18:176
  • Estes Elementary School1675 Leitchfield RdGrades: KG - 04Students: 397 · Ratio: 14:176
  • F T Burns Elementary School4514 Goetz DriveGrades: PK - 05Students: 548 · Ratio: 17:1n/a
  • F T Burns Middle School4610 Goetz Dr.Grades: 06 - 08Students: 832 · Ratio: 15:165
  • Foust Elementary School601 Foust AveGrades: KG - 04Students: 326 · Ratio: 13:190
  • Hager Preschool1701 W 7Th StGrades: PK - PKStudents: 192 · Ratio: 15:1n/a
  • Highland Elementary School2909 Highway 54Grades: PK - 05Students: 691 · Ratio: 20:182
  • Kentucky Tech - Daviess County Campus1901 Southeastern ParkwayGrades: 09 - 12Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Kentucky Tech - Owensboro Campus1501 Frederica StreetGrades: 09 - 12Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Meadow Lands Elementary School3500 Hayden RoadGrades: PK - 05Students: 47 · Ratio: 17:169
  • Newton Parrish Elementary School510 Byers AveGrades: KG - 04Students: 419 · Ratio: 16:191
  • Owensboro High School1800 Frederica StreetGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,015 · Ratio: 14:147
  • Owensboro Middle School North1300 Booth AveGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:156
  • Owensboro Middle School South2631 S Griffith AveGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Owensboro Technical College1501 Frederica StreetGrades: 09 - 12Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Owensboro Treatment Center Alternative3001 Leitchfield RoadGrades: 07 - 12Students: 49 · Ratio: 13:1n/a
  • Seven Hills Alternative School2401 Mcconnell AveGrades: 06 - 12Students: 5 · Ratio: 6:1n/a
  • Sorgho Elementary School5390 Ky Highway 56Grades: PK - 05Students: 534 · Ratio: 17:172
  • Sutton Elementary School2060 Lewis LaneGrades: KG - 04Students: 365 · Ratio: 15:196
  • Tamarack Elementary School1733 Tamarack RoadGrades: PK - 05Students: 497 · Ratio: 17:167
  • Valley Elementary School1000 Industrial Dr.Grades: 01 - 08Students: 29 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Valley High School1000 Industrial Dr.Grades: 09 - 12Students: 15 · Ratio: 3:1n/a
  • West Louisville Elementary School9661 Ky Highway 56Grades: PK - 05Students: 288 · Ratio: 14:183

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Education level achieved in Owensboro

IndexOwensboroKentuckyNational
Completed 8th grade81.1%80.0%83.8%
Completed high school79.1%76.6%82.4%
Completed some college49.7%49.7%58.4%
Completed associate degree27.2%29.1%37.2%
Completed bachelors19.0%21.8%29.3%
Completed masters7.9%8.9%11.0%
Completed professional degree1.9%2.5%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.7%0.9%1.3%

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

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Source: The Owensboro, 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.