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Avg. test scores 52%
High school dipl. 12%
Bachelors degree 9%

Hazard school information

IndexHazardKentuckyNational
Average Test Scores48%47%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:116:116:1
Total public schools81,15779,221
Total private schools129824,874
Total post-secondary schools11307,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Hazard are 2% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 8 public schools in Hazard
  • 79.5% of people in Hazard have completed 8th grade
  • 73.0% of people in Hazard have completed high school
  • 27.7% of people in Hazard have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Hazard

      IndexHazardKentuckyNational
      Completed 8th grade79.5%81.0%84.3%
      Completed high school73.0%77.8%83.0%
      Completed some college54.7%51.3%59.4%
      Completed associate degree38.8%30.5%38.5%
      Completed bachelors27.7%22.7%30.3%
      Completed masters16.8%9.3%11.5%
      Completed professional degree7.6%2.6%3.3%
      Completed doctorate3.2%0.9%1.3%

      Hazard, KY School Districts

      • Knott County School District
      • Perry County School District
      • Hazard Independent School District

      There are a total of 8 public schools, 1 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Hazard. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Hazard, KY schools is 48%. The average student to teacher ratio is 13:1. In Hazard, KY, an average of 79.5% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 73.0% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Hindman, KY70549%1%
      Hyden, KY46144%10%
      Buckhorn, KY15840%20%
      Blackey, KY18937%25%
      Hazard, KY5,38348%2%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Wind Lake, WI5,38375%51%
      Worland, WY5,38357%16%
      Tyrone, PA5,38265%32%
      Glasgow Village, MO5,38215%70%
      Dayton, KY5,38543%13%
      Hazard, KY5,38348%2%
      Source: The Hazard, 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.