Covington school information

IndexCovingtonKentuckyNational
Average Test Scores35%47%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:116:116:1
Total public schools191,15779,221
Total private schools1329824,874
Total post-secondary schools11307,963
The Covington, KY educational system consists of 19 public schools, 13 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Covington public schools have average test scores of 35% which is 27% lower than than the Kentucky average and 30% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Covington public schools is 15:1, compared to 16:1 in Kentucky and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 79.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 77.2% have completed high school, 22.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.2% have completed a doctorate degree.
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  • The average school test scores in Covington are 30% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 19 public schools in Covington.
  • 79.8% of people in Covington have completed 8th grade.
  • 77.2% of people in Covington have completed high school.
  • 22.0% of people in Covington have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Covington

IndexCovingtonKentuckyNational
Completed 8th grade79.8%81.0%84.3%
Completed high school77.2%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college52.6%51.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree28.2%30.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors22.0%22.7%30.3%
Completed masters7.1%9.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.2%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%0.9%1.3%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Madeira, OH8,92495%92%
Wyoming, OH8,48494%91%
Terrace Park, OH2,35694%91%
The Village of Indian Hill, OH5,80394%91%
Mariemont, OH3,40091%84%
Covington, KY40,76635%30%

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Sumter, SC40,76035%28%
The Colony, TX40,75779%60%
Campbell, CA40,78853%8%
Cedar Falls, IA40,82886%75%
Quincy, IL40,68924%52%
Covington, KY40,76635%30%
Source: The Covington, 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.