Dickson school information

IndexDicksonTennesseeNational
Average Test Scores59%52%49%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools61,39079,221
Total private schools343024,874
Total post-secondary schools11897,963
The Dickson, TN educational system consists of 6 public schools, 3 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Dickson public schools have average test scores of 59% which is 12% higher than than the Tennessee average and 19% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Dickson public schools is n/a, compared to n/a in Tennessee and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 79.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 78.0% have completed high school, 17.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Dickson are 19% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Dickson.
  • 79.6% of people in Dickson have completed 8th grade.
  • 78.0% of people in Dickson have completed high school.
  • 17.5% of people in Dickson have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Dickson

IndexDicksonTennesseeNational
Completed 8th grade79.6%82.0%84.3%
Completed high school78.0%79.9%83.0%
Completed some college42.4%53.2%59.4%
Completed associate degree20.8%32.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors17.5%25.4%30.3%
Completed masters6.5%9.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.4%2.8%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.2%1.2%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Fairview, TN8,27169%40%
Kingston Springs, TN2,77163%28%
Burns, TN1,89359%20%
White Bluff, TN3,31857%16%
McEwen, TN1,81953%8%
Dickson, TN15,09859%19%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Hurricane, UT15,10643%12%
Newton, IA15,09073%49%
Hereford, TX15,08668%37%
Forest City, FL15,12363%27%
Sterling, IL15,07129%41%
Dickson, TN15,09859%19%
Source: The Dickson, TN 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.