Avg. test scores 1%
High school dipl. 19%
Bachelors degree 70%

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

Key findings

  • The 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%

      Central City, KY School Districts

      • Muhlenberg County School District

      There are a total of 1 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Central City. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Central City, KY schools is 50%. The average student to teacher ratio is 14:1. In Central City, KY, an average of 69.9% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 67.0% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      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%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Mount Zion, IL5,89441%16%
      Crafton, PA5,89962%26%
      Marion, VA5,89177%57%
      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.