Central City school information

IndexCentral CityKentuckyNational
Average Test Scores50%47%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:116:116:1
Total public schools11,15779,221
Total private schoolsn/a29824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1307,963
The Central City, KY educational system consists of 1 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Central City public schools have average test scores of 50% which is 5% higher than than the Kentucky average and 1% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Central City public schools is 14:1, compared to 16:1 in Kentucky and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 69.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 67.0% have completed high school, 9.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Central City are 1% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 1 public schools in Central City.
  • 69.9% of people in Central City have completed 8th grade.
  • 67.0% of people in Central City have completed high school.
  • 9.0% of people in Central City have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Central City

IndexCentral CityKentuckyNational
Completed 8th grade69.9%81.0%84.3%
Completed high school67.0%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college32.7%51.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree15.2%30.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors9.0%22.7%30.3%
Completed masters6.2%9.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.0%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%0.9%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Bremen, KY15775%51%
Sacramento, KY39170%41%
Beechmont, KY99554%10%
Powderly, KY77351%3%
Livermore, KY1,44950%1%
Central City, KY5,89550%1%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Mount Zion, IL5,89441%16%
Marion, VA5,89177%57%
Crafton, PA5,89962%26%
Norwood, PA5,90052%6%
Cherryville, NC5,90142%14%
Central City, KY5,89550%1%
Source: The Central City, 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.