Clarksville school information

Average Test Scores64%52%49%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools261,39079,221
Total private schools943024,874
Total post-secondary schools61897,963
The Clarksville, TN educational system consists of 26 public schools, 9 private schools and 6 post-secondary schools. Clarksville public schools have average test scores of 64% which is 22% higher than than the Tennessee average and 30% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Clarksville public schools is n/a, compared to n/a in Tennessee and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 88.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 88.1% have completed high school, 24.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Clarksville are 30% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 26 public schools in Clarksville.
  • 88.8% of people in Clarksville have completed 8th grade.
  • 88.1% of people in Clarksville have completed high school.
  • 24.6% of people in Clarksville have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Clarksville

Completed 8th grade88.8%82.0%84.3%
Completed high school88.1%79.9%83.0%
Completed some college63.7%53.2%59.4%
Completed associate degree33.9%32.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors24.6%25.4%30.3%
Completed masters7.6%9.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.6%2.8%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.2%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Guthrie, KY1,69356%13%
Clarksville, TN146,28164%30%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Naperville, IL145,78961%25%
Paterson, NJ146,89419%60%
Frisco, TX145,64691%84%
Bridgeport, CT147,02220%59%
Torrance, CA147,30758%18%
Clarksville, TN146,28164%30%
Source: The Clarksville, TN 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.