Tell City school information

IndexTell CityIndianaNational
Average Test Scores74%66%49%
Student/Teacher ratio25:122:116:1
Total public schools31,75579,221
Total private schoolsn/a67524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1417,963
The Tell City, IN educational system consists of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Tell City public schools have average test scores of 74% which is 11% higher than than the Indiana average and 50% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Tell City public schools is 25:1, compared to 22:1 in Indiana and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 85.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 81.3% have completed high school, 16.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Tell City are 50% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Tell City.
  • 85.1% of people in Tell City have completed 8th grade.
  • 81.3% of people in Tell City have completed high school.
  • 16.6% of people in Tell City have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Tell City

IndexTell CityIndianaNational
Completed 8th grade85.1%84.6%84.3%
Completed high school81.3%82.9%83.0%
Completed some college40.9%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree24.6%33.0%38.5%
Completed bachelors16.6%24.6%30.3%
Completed masters9.4%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.5%2.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.0%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Chrisney, IN63185%72%
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Lewisport, KY1,61750%1%
Cannelton, IN1,63447%4%
Tell City, IN7,31374%50%

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Hastings, MI7,31248%2%
Clarkston, WA7,31440%20%
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Tell City, IN7,31374%50%
Source: The Tell City, IN 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.