Elkhorn City school information

IndexElkhorn CityKentuckyNational
Average Test Scores51%47%49%
Student/Teacher ratio18:116:116:1
Total public schools11,15779,221
Total private schoolsn/a29824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1307,963
The Elkhorn City, KY educational system consists of 1 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Elkhorn City 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 Elkhorn City public schools is 18:1, compared to 16:1 in Kentucky and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 68.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 63.3% have completed high school, 15.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.8% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Elkhorn City are 4% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 1 public schools in Elkhorn City.
  • 68.1% of people in Elkhorn City have completed 8th grade.
  • 63.3% of people in Elkhorn City have completed high school.
  • 15.1% of people in Elkhorn City have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Elkhorn City

IndexElkhorn CityKentuckyNational
Completed 8th grade68.1%81.0%84.3%
Completed high school63.3%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college36.4%51.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree20.5%30.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors15.1%22.7%30.3%
Completed masters6.7%9.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.8%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%0.9%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Pound, VA94287%77%
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Virgie, KY26558%18%
Pikeville, KY7,26648%3%
Elkhorn City, KY93951%4%

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Montandon, PA93962%26%
Falls City, OR93941%17%
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Woodland, ME93937%25%
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Elkhorn City, KY93951%4%
Source: The Elkhorn City, 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.