Springfield school information

IndexSpringfieldKentuckyNational
Average Test Scores42%47%49%
Student/Teacher ratio19:116:116:1
Total public schools41,15779,221
Total private schools129824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1307,963
The Springfield, KY educational system consists of 4 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Springfield public schools have average test scores of 42% which is 11% lower than than the Kentucky average and 14% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Springfield public schools is 19:1, compared to 16:1 in Kentucky and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 80.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 74.7% have completed high school, 14.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Springfield are 14% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Springfield.
  • 80.1% of people in Springfield have completed 8th grade.
  • 74.7% of people in Springfield have completed high school.
  • 14.1% of people in Springfield have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Springfield

IndexSpringfieldKentuckyNational
Completed 8th grade80.1%81.0%84.3%
Completed high school74.7%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college47.4%51.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree22.6%30.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors14.1%22.7%30.3%
Completed masters7.4%9.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.7%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%0.9%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Perryville, KY1,12065%31%
Loretto, KY69363%27%
Lebanon, KY5,60453%8%
Willisburg, KY31252%5%
Bardstown, KY13,02644%10%
Springfield, KY3,01642%14%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Fairview CDP, NC3,01653%7%
Bushnell, FL3,01625%49%
Balcones Heights, TX3,01769%39%
Paddock Lake, WI3,01546%8%
Pottsville, AR3,01739%20%
Springfield, KY3,01642%14%
Source: The Springfield, 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.