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Avg. test scores 21%
High school dipl. 2%
Bachelors degree 5%

Independence school information

IndexIndependenceKentuckyNational
Average Test Scores59%47%49%
Student/Teacher ratio18:116:116:1
Total public schools71,15779,221
Total private schools229824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1307,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Independence are 21% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 7 public schools in Independence
  • 86.7% of people in Independence have completed 8th grade
  • 85.0% of people in Independence have completed high school
  • 28.9% of people in Independence have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Independence

      IndexIndependenceKentuckyNational
      Completed 8th grade86.7%81.0%84.3%
      Completed high school85.0%77.8%83.0%
      Completed some college59.9%51.3%59.4%
      Completed associate degree37.5%30.5%38.5%
      Completed bachelors28.9%22.7%30.3%
      Completed masters9.0%9.3%11.5%
      Completed professional degree2.4%2.6%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.7%0.9%1.3%

      Independence, KY School Districts

      • Kenton County School District

      There are a total of 7 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Independence. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Independence, KY schools is 59%. The average student to teacher ratio is 18:1. In Independence, KY, an average of 86.7% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 85.0% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Terrace Park, OH2,35694%91%
      Mariemont, OH3,40091%84%
      Turpin Hills, OH5,17690%83%
      Dry Run, OH7,78590%82%
      Fairfax, OH1,68989%80%
      Independence, KY26,31759%21%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Edgewood, MD26,30338%23%
      Greenville, TX26,30363%29%
      Pearl, MS26,34437%26%
      Barberton, OH26,26671%44%
      Timberwood Park, TX26,38889%80%
      Independence, KY26,31759%21%
      Source: The Independence, 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.