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  • Cumberland Elementary School
  • 322 Golf Course Rd, Cumberland
  • Harlan County
  • Grades: PK - 8 · Students: 632
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1

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.

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%

Cumberland, KY School Districts

Harlan County School District

There are a total of 2 public schools, 1 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Cumberland. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Cumberland, KY schools is 37%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In Cumberland, KY, an average of 69.1% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 62.7% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Cumberland schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Cumberland, KY schools.

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.