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Avg. test scores 19%
High school dipl. 6%
Bachelors degree 42%

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
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Key findings

  • The 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%

      Dickson, TN School Districts

      • Dickson County School District

      There are a total of 6 public schools, 3 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Dickson. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Dickson, TN schools is 59%. The average student to teacher ratio is n/a. In Dickson, TN, an average of 79.6% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 78.0% have completed high school.

      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.