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Avg. test scores 15%
High school dipl. 14%
Bachelors degree 76%

Dawson Springs school information

IndexDawson SpringsKentuckyNational
Average Test Scores42%47%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:116:116:1
Total public schools31,15779,221
Total private schoolsn/a29824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1307,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Dawson Springs are 15% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Dawson Springs
  • 75.2% of people in Dawson Springs have completed 8th grade
  • 71.6% of people in Dawson Springs have completed high school
  • 7.4% of people in Dawson Springs have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Dawson Springs

      IndexDawson SpringsKentuckyNational
      Completed 8th grade75.2%81.0%84.3%
      Completed high school71.6%77.8%83.0%
      Completed some college33.2%51.3%59.4%
      Completed associate degree14.3%30.5%38.5%
      Completed bachelors7.4%22.7%30.3%
      Completed masters3.4%9.3%11.5%
      Completed professional degree0.6%2.6%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.3%0.9%1.3%

      Dawson Springs, KY School Districts

      • Dawson Springs Independent School District

      There are a total of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Dawson Springs. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Dawson Springs, KY schools is 42%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In Dawson Springs, KY, an average of 75.2% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 71.6% have completed high school.

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Nebo, KY20257%16%
      Crofton, KY67255%11%
      Madisonville, KY19,61553%7%
      Nortonville, KY1,09452%6%
      Princeton, KY6,21551%4%
      Dawson Springs, KY2,74142%15%

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      Oak Harbor, OH2,74186%74%
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      Dawson Springs, KY2,74142%15%
      Source: The Dawson Springs, 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.