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  • Jesse D Lay Elementary School
  • 220 N Allison Ave, Barbourville
  • Knox County
  • Grades: PK - 6 · Students: 396
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
  • Barbourville City School
  • Po Box 520, Barbourville
  • Barbourville Independent
  • Grades: PK - 12 · Students: 718
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
  • Knox County Middle School
  • 311 N Main St, Barbourville
  • Knox County
  • Grades: 7 - 8 · Students: 503
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
  • Knox Central High School
  • 100 Panther Way, Barbourville
  • Knox County
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 922
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
  • Central Elementary School
  • 1000 Ky 3439, Barbourville
  • Knox County
  • Grades: PK - 6 · Students: 490
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
  • G R Hampton Elementary School
  • 60 Ky 3441, Barbourville
  • Knox County
  • Grades: PK - 6 · Students: 296
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
  • Knox Appalachian School
  • 1909 Ky Hwy 3439, Barbourville
  • Knox County
  • Grades: 6 - 12 · Students: 47
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 10:1
  • Knox County Learning Academy
  • 135 Wall St, Barbourville
  • Knox County
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 46
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 9:1
  • Knox County Day Treatment
  • 135 Wall St, Barbourville
  • Knox County
  • Grades: 8 - 12 · Students: 23
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1

Barbourville school information

Average Test Scores35%47%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:116:116:1
Total public schools61,15779,221
Total private schoolsn/a29824,874
Total post-secondary schools11307,963
The Barbourville, KY educational system consists of 6 public schools, n/a private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Barbourville 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 Barbourville public schools is 16:1, compared to 16:1 in Kentucky and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 78.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 73.6% have completed high school, 25.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 5.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Barbourville

Completed 8th grade78.0%81.0%84.3%
Completed high school73.6%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college50.6%51.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree27.9%30.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors25.8%22.7%30.3%
Completed masters13.5%9.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree5.0%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.4%0.9%1.3%

There are a total of 6 public schools, n/a private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Barbourville. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Barbourville, KY schools is 35%. The average student to teacher ratio is 16:1. In Barbourville, KY, an average of 78.0% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 73.6% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Barbourville schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Barbourville, KY schools.

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Flat Lick, KY99240%20%
Rockholds, KY43835%29%
Barbourville, KY3,17235%30%

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Barbourville, KY3,17235%30%
Source: The Barbourville, 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.
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