Cookeville school information

Average Test Scores53%52%49%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools131,39079,221
Total private schools643024,874
Total post-secondary schools41897,963
The Cookeville, TN educational system consists of 13 public schools, 6 private schools and 4 post-secondary schools. Cookeville public schools have average test scores of 53% which is 1% higher than than the Tennessee average and 7% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Cookeville public schools is n/a, compared to n/a in Tennessee and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 82.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 79.9% have completed high school, 29.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Cookeville are 7% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 13 public schools in Cookeville.
  • 82.9% of people in Cookeville have completed 8th grade.
  • 79.9% of people in Cookeville have completed high school.
  • 29.4% of people in Cookeville have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Cookeville

Completed 8th grade82.9%82.0%84.3%
Completed high school79.9%79.9%83.0%
Completed some college52.0%53.2%59.4%
Completed associate degree33.8%32.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors29.4%25.4%30.3%
Completed masters11.3%9.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.3%2.8%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.6%1.2%1.3%

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

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Algood, TN3,73255%11%
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Baxter, TN1,47952%5%
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Source: The Cookeville, 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.