Owensboro school information

IndexOwensboroKentuckyNational
Average Test Scores49%47%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:116:116:1
Total public schools321,15779,235
Total private schools829824,875
Total post-secondary schools71307,965

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  • The average school test scores in Owensboro are equal to 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.

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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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Richland, IN47175%51%
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Calhoun, KY93449%0%
Whitesville, KY44347%4%
Owensboro, KY58,00049%0%

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Owensboro, KY58,00049%0%
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.