Prestonsburg school information

IndexPrestonsburgKentuckyNational
Average Test Scores55%63%68%
Student/Teacher ratio19:116:116:1
Total public schools61,15779,235
Total private schoolsn/a29824,875
Total post-secondary schools21307,965

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  • The average school test scores in Prestonsburg are 19% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Prestonsburg.
  • 78.2% of people in Prestonsburg have completed 8th grade.
  • 67.4% of people in Prestonsburg have completed high school.
  • 15.1% of people in Prestonsburg have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Prestonsburg

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  • Carl D Perkins Job Corp Academy Alt Sch478 Meadows Br. RoadGrades: 10 - 12Students: 7 · Ratio: 24:1n/a
  • Home Instruction Elementary106 North Front AvenueGrades: KG - 08Students: 7 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Home Instruction H.S.106 North Front AvenueGrades: 09 - 12Students: 7 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • James D. Adams Middle School2520 South Lake DriveGrades: 06 - 08Students: 344 · Ratio: 21:155
  • Prestonsburg Elementary School140 S Clark RdGrades: PK - 05Students: 734 · Ratio: 18:171
  • Prestonsburg High School825 Blackcat BoulevardGrades: 09 - 12Students: 601 · Ratio: 19:139

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Education level achieved in Prestonsburg

IndexPrestonsburgKentuckyNational
Completed 8th grade78.2%80.0%83.8%
Completed high school67.4%76.6%82.4%
Completed some college45.2%49.7%58.4%
Completed associate degree21.5%29.1%37.2%
Completed bachelors15.1%21.8%29.3%
Completed masters6.7%8.9%11.0%
Completed professional degree2.0%2.5%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.3%0.9%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Martin, KY68798%44%
Allen, KY18069%1%
Paintsville, KY4,25466%3%
Pikeville, KY7,31362%9%
Inez, KY1,02162%10%
Prestonsburg, KY3,32355%19%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Nesquehoning, PA3,32165%4%
Gallipolis, OH3,32585%25%
Winnie, TX3,32589%30%
Fort Edward, NY3,32663%8%
Upton, MA3,31978%14%
Prestonsburg, KY3,32355%19%
Source: The Prestonsburg, 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.