Cumberland school information

Average Test Scores37%47%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:116:116:1
Total public schools21,15779,221
Total private schools129824,874
Total post-secondary schools11307,963
The Cumberland, KY educational system consists of 2 public schools, 1 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Cumberland public schools have average test scores of 37% which is 23% lower than than the Kentucky average and 26% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Cumberland public schools is 15:1, compared to 16:1 in Kentucky and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 69.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 62.7% have completed high school, 11.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Cumberland are 26% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Cumberland.
  • 69.1% of people in Cumberland have completed 8th grade.
  • 62.7% of people in Cumberland have completed high school.
  • 11.5% of people in Cumberland have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Cumberland

Completed 8th grade69.1%81.0%84.3%
Completed high school62.7%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college36.6%51.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree23.1%30.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors11.5%22.7%30.3%
Completed masters5.4%9.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.0%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%0.9%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Big Stone Gap, VA5,46288%80%
Appalachia, VA1,84386%74%
St. Charles, VA7880%62%
Dryden, VA1,42775%51%
Cawood, KY64655%11%
Cumberland, KY2,06537%26%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Judsonia, AR2,06522%56%
WaKeeney, KS2,06534%32%
St. Francisville, LA2,06480%63%
Dover, TN2,06465%33%
West Rutland, VT2,06442%15%
Cumberland, KY2,06537%26%
Source: The Cumberland, 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.