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  • Dawson Springs Jr/sr High School
  • 317 Eli Street, Dawson Springs
  • Dawson Springs Independent
  • Grades: 7 - 12 · Students: 304
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
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  • Dawson Springs Elementary
  • 317 Eli Street, Dawson Springs
  • Dawson Springs Independent
  • Grades: PK - 6 · Students: 382
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
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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
The Dawson Springs, KY educational system consists of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Dawson Springs public schools have average test scores of 42% which is 11% lower than than the Kentucky average and 15% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Dawson Springs public schools is 15:1, compared to 16:1 in Kentucky and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 75.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 71.6% have completed high school, 7.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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.

To customize your list of Dawson Springs 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 Dawson Springs, KY schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

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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Sandstone, MN2,74150%2%
Oak Harbor, OH2,74186%74%
Lisbon, OH2,74176%55%
Lake Arthur, LA2,74270%43%
Stigler, OK2,74068%39%
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.
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