Providence school information

Average Test Scores35%47%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:116:116:1
Total public schools21,15779,221
Total private schools129824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1307,963
The Providence, KY educational system consists of 2 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Providence public schools have average test scores of 35% which is 27% lower than than the Kentucky average and 30% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Providence public schools is 12:1, compared to 16:1 in Kentucky and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 74.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 70.2% have completed high school, 7.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Providence are 30% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Providence.
  • 74.0% of people in Providence have completed 8th grade.
  • 70.2% of people in Providence have completed high school.
  • 7.5% of people in Providence have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Providence

Completed 8th grade74.0%81.0%84.3%
Completed high school70.2%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college33.7%51.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree17.0%30.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors7.5%22.7%30.3%
Completed masters2.8%9.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.0%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%0.9%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Hanson, KY83466%34%
Nebo, KY20257%16%
Sturgis, KY1,90457%16%
Madisonville, KY19,61553%7%
Clay, KY1,05252%6%
Providence, KY3,10735%30%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Pendleton, SC3,10753%7%
Hiawatha, KS3,10944%10%
Clare, MI3,11052%6%
Hicksville, OH3,11081%65%
Indian Springs, GA3,10442%15%
Providence, KY3,10735%30%
Source: The Providence, 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.