Princeton school information

IndexPrincetonKentuckyNational
Average Test Scores51%47%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:116:116:1
Total public schools41,15779,221
Total private schools129824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1307,963
The Princeton, KY educational system consists of 4 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Princeton public schools have average test scores of 51% which is 8% higher than than the Kentucky average and 4% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Princeton public schools is 15:1, compared to 16:1 in Kentucky and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 81.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 79.6% have completed high school, 15.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.8% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Princeton are 4% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Princeton.
  • 81.8% of people in Princeton have completed 8th grade.
  • 79.6% of people in Princeton have completed high school.
  • 15.4% of people in Princeton have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Princeton

IndexPrincetonKentuckyNational
Completed 8th grade81.8%81.0%84.3%
Completed high school79.6%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college41.0%51.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree18.4%30.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors15.4%22.7%30.3%
Completed masters8.9%9.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.8%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%0.9%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Eddyville, KY2,59153%7%
Dawson Springs, KY2,74142%15%
Princeton, KY6,21551%4%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Salem, IN6,21465%31%
Willis, TX6,21773%49%
South Gate Ridge, FL6,21256%14%
Swarthmore, PA6,21882%67%
Kermit, TX6,21959%19%
Princeton, KY6,21551%4%
Source: The Princeton, 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.