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Avg. test scores 31%
High school dipl. 16%
Bachelors degree 41%

Jackson school information

IndexJacksonKentuckyNational
Average Test Scores34%47%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:116:116:1
Total public schools71,15779,221
Total private schools129824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1307,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Jackson are 31% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 7 public schools in Jackson
  • 77.6% of people in Jackson have completed 8th grade
  • 69.8% of people in Jackson have completed high school
  • 17.8% of people in Jackson have completed a bachelors degree

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Compare Jackson, KY Schools

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      Education level achieved in Jackson

      IndexJacksonKentuckyNational
      Completed 8th grade77.6%81.0%84.3%
      Completed high school69.8%77.8%83.0%
      Completed some college46.8%51.3%59.4%
      Completed associate degree26.1%30.5%38.5%
      Completed bachelors17.8%22.7%30.3%
      Completed masters9.0%9.3%11.5%
      Completed professional degree2.5%2.6%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.2%0.9%1.3%

      Jackson, KY School Districts

      • Breathitt County School District
      • Jackson Independent School District

      There are a total of 7 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Jackson. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Jackson, KY schools is 34%. The average student to teacher ratio is 13:1. In Jackson, KY, an average of 77.6% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 69.8% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Campton, KY66238%23%
      Jackson, KY2,32134%31%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Deep River Center, CT2,32163%29%
      Lake Placid, FL2,32146%6%
      Hickman, KY2,32132%34%
      Townsend, DE2,32051%4%
      Thayer, MO2,32251%4%
      Jackson, KY2,32134%31%
      Source: The Jackson, 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.