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Avg. test scores 64%
High school dipl. 24%
Bachelors degree 62%

Cumberland school information

IndexCumberlandKentuckyNational
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
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Key findings

  • The 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

      IndexCumberlandKentuckyNational
      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.

      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%
      Poth, TX2,06686%74%
      Lake Odessa, MI2,06650%1%
      Dover, TN2,06465%33%
      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.