Beaver Dam school information

IndexBeaver DamKentuckyNational
Average Test Scores45%47%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:116:116:1
Total public schools21,15779,221
Total private schools129824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1307,963
The Beaver Dam, KY educational system consists of 2 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Beaver Dam public schools have average test scores of 45% which is 6% lower than than the Kentucky average and 9% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Beaver Dam public schools is 14:1, compared to 16:1 in Kentucky and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 65.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 62.6% have completed high school, 6.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Beaver Dam are 9% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Beaver Dam.
  • 65.4% of people in Beaver Dam have completed 8th grade.
  • 62.6% of people in Beaver Dam have completed high school.
  • 6.6% of people in Beaver Dam have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Beaver Dam

IndexBeaver DamKentuckyNational
Completed 8th grade65.4%81.0%84.3%
Completed high school62.6%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college33.5%51.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree12.8%30.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors6.6%22.7%30.3%
Completed masters5.1%9.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.1%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.1%0.9%1.3%

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

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Central City, KY5,89550%1%
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Hartford, KY2,73243%12%
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Beaver Dam, KY3,58645%9%

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Source: The Beaver Dam, 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.