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  • Central City Elementary
  • 1501 N 2nd St, Central City
  • Muhlenberg County
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 500
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1

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.

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.

To customize your list of Central City schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Central City, KY schools.

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%
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.
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