Elizabethtown school information

Average Test Scores51%47%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:116:116:1
Total public schools111,15779,221
Total private schools529824,874
Total post-secondary schools51307,963
The Elizabethtown, KY educational system consists of 11 public schools, 5 private schools and 5 post-secondary schools. Elizabethtown public schools have average test scores of 51% which is 8% higher than than the Kentucky average and 4% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Elizabethtown public schools is 15:1, compared to 16:1 in Kentucky and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 84.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 82.8% have completed high school, 29.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Elizabethtown are 4% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 11 public schools in Elizabethtown.
  • 84.9% of people in Elizabethtown have completed 8th grade.
  • 82.8% of people in Elizabethtown have completed high school.
  • 29.3% of people in Elizabethtown have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Elizabethtown

Completed 8th grade84.9%81.0%84.3%
Completed high school82.8%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college60.6%51.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree38.0%30.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors29.3%22.7%30.3%
Completed masters13.8%9.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.3%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.9%0.9%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Hodgenville, KY3,23657%17%
Boston, KY33355%11%
Cecilia, KY63652%5%
Lebanon Junction, KY1,85147%5%
Radcliff, KY22,80643%12%
Elizabethtown, KY29,83551%4%

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Spanaway, WA29,83442%14%
Mount Juliet, TN29,85370%42%
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Elizabethtown, KY29,83551%4%
Source: The Elizabethtown, 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.