Bardstown school information

Average Test Scores44%47%49%
Student/Teacher ratio18:116:116:1
Total public schools101,15779,221
Total private schools229824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1307,963
The Bardstown, KY educational system consists of 10 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Bardstown public schools have average test scores of 44% which is 7% lower than than the Kentucky average and 10% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Bardstown public schools is 18:1, compared to 16:1 in Kentucky and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 84.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 82.8% have completed high school, 17.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Bardstown are 10% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 10 public schools in Bardstown.
  • 84.3% of people in Bardstown have completed 8th grade.
  • 82.8% of people in Bardstown have completed high school.
  • 17.4% of people in Bardstown have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Bardstown

Completed 8th grade84.3%81.0%84.3%
Completed high school82.8%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college50.2%51.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree28.5%30.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors17.4%22.7%30.3%
Completed masters8.4%9.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.5%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.0%0.9%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Loretto, KY69363%27%
Boston, KY33355%11%
Bloomfield, KY95952%6%
Taylorsville, KY1,33747%4%
Lebanon Junction, KY1,85147%5%
Bardstown, KY13,02644%10%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Muscoy, CA13,02522%56%
Colonial Park, PA13,02545%8%
Claremont, NH13,02235%30%
Lake Tapps, WA13,03069%40%
West Monroe, LA13,03175%52%
Bardstown, KY13,02644%10%
Source: The Bardstown, 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.