Kingsport school information

Average Test Scores61%52%49%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools251,39079,221
Total private schools843024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1897,963
The Kingsport, TN educational system consists of 25 public schools, 8 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Kingsport public schools have average test scores of 61% which is 16% higher than than the Tennessee average and 23% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Kingsport public schools is n/a, compared to n/a in Tennessee and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 83.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 80.9% have completed high school, 25.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Kingsport are 23% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 25 public schools in Kingsport.
  • 83.0% of people in Kingsport have completed 8th grade.
  • 80.9% of people in Kingsport have completed high school.
  • 25.8% of people in Kingsport have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Kingsport

Completed 8th grade83.0%82.0%84.3%
Completed high school80.9%79.9%83.0%
Completed some college53.6%53.2%59.4%
Completed associate degree33.0%32.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors25.8%25.4%30.3%
Completed masters10.2%9.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.2%2.8%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.3%1.2%1.3%

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

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Kingsport, TN52,87161%23%

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Kingsport, TN52,87161%23%
Source: The Kingsport, TN 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.