Clay City school information

IndexClay CityKentuckyNational
Average Test Scores48%47%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:116:116:1
Total public schools11,15779,221
Total private schoolsn/a29824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1307,963
The Clay City, KY educational system consists of 1 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Clay City public schools have average test scores of 48% which is equal to than the Kentucky average and 3% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Clay City public schools is 16:1, compared to 16:1 in Kentucky and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 53.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 48.3% have completed high school, 6.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Clay City are 3% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 1 public schools in Clay City.
  • 53.3% of people in Clay City have completed 8th grade.
  • 48.3% of people in Clay City have completed high school.
  • 6.2% of people in Clay City have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Clay City

IndexClay CityKentuckyNational
Completed 8th grade53.3%81.0%84.3%
Completed high school48.3%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college28.2%51.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree10.6%30.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors6.2%22.7%30.3%
Completed masters2.6%9.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.5%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%0.9%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Winchester, KY18,39553%7%
Camargo, KY1,35549%1%
Stanton, KY2,68547%5%
Mount Sterling, KY7,13647%5%
Irvine, KY2,25742%15%
Clay City, KY1,28848%3%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Falkville, AL1,28831%36%
Hebron, IL1,28828%43%
Linntown, PA1,28875%51%
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Clay City, KY1,28848%3%
Source: The Clay 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.