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Avg. test scores 9%
High school dipl. 4%
Bachelors degree 6%

Bowling Green school information

IndexBowling GreenKentuckyNational
Average Test Scores45%47%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:116:116:1
Total public schools321,15779,221
Total private schools629824,874
Total post-secondary schools51307,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Bowling Green are 9% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 32 public schools in Bowling Green
  • 81.9% of people in Bowling Green have completed 8th grade
  • 79.4% of people in Bowling Green have completed high school
  • 28.6% of people in Bowling Green have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Bowling Green

      IndexBowling GreenKentuckyNational
      Completed 8th grade81.9%81.0%84.3%
      Completed high school79.4%77.8%83.0%
      Completed some college57.0%51.3%59.4%
      Completed associate degree35.2%30.5%38.5%
      Completed bachelors28.6%22.7%30.3%
      Completed masters11.9%9.3%11.5%
      Completed professional degree3.7%2.6%3.3%
      Completed doctorate2.0%0.9%1.3%

      Bowling Green, KY School Districts

      • Warren County School District
      • Bowling Green Independent School District

      There are a total of 32 public schools, 6 private schools and 5 post-secondary schools in Bowling Green. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Bowling Green, KY schools is 45%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In Bowling Green, KY, an average of 81.9% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 79.4% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Auburn, KY1,51364%30%
      Oakland, KY20532%35%
      Bowling Green, KY62,82445%9%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Castro Valley, CA62,82559%20%
      Greenville, SC62,77657%15%
      Cheyenne, WY62,87949%0%
      South Jordan, UT62,75146%7%
      Waltham, MA62,69957%16%
      Bowling Green, KY62,82445%9%
      Source: The Bowling Green, 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.