Mount Sterling school information

IndexMount SterlingKentuckyNational
Average Test Scores47%47%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:116:116:1
Total public schools91,15779,221
Total private schools229824,874
Total post-secondary schools11307,963
The Mount Sterling, KY educational system consists of 9 public schools, 2 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Mount Sterling public schools have average test scores of 47% which is 1% lower than than the Kentucky average and 5% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Mount Sterling public schools is 14:1, compared to 16:1 in Kentucky and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 80.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 75.3% have completed high school, 20.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Mount Sterling are 5% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 9 public schools in Mount Sterling.
  • 80.1% of people in Mount Sterling have completed 8th grade.
  • 75.3% of people in Mount Sterling have completed high school.
  • 20.2% of people in Mount Sterling have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Mount Sterling

IndexMount SterlingKentuckyNational
Completed 8th grade80.1%81.0%84.3%
Completed high school75.3%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college46.9%51.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree24.5%30.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors20.2%22.7%30.3%
Completed masters7.7%9.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.1%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%0.9%1.3%

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

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North Middletown, KY75355%11%
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Mount Sterling, KY7,13647%5%

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Mount Sterling, KY7,13647%5%
Source: The Mount Sterling, 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.