Newport school information

Average Test Scores28%47%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:116:116:1
Total public schools81,15779,221
Total private schools229824,874
Total post-secondary schools21307,963
The Newport, KY educational system consists of 8 public schools, 2 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Newport public schools have average test scores of 28% which is 42% lower than than the Kentucky average and 44% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Newport public schools is 13:1, compared to 16:1 in Kentucky and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 73.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 70.5% have completed high school, 21.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Newport are 44% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 8 public schools in Newport.
  • 73.5% of people in Newport have completed 8th grade.
  • 70.5% of people in Newport have completed high school.
  • 21.9% of people in Newport have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Newport

Completed 8th grade73.5%81.0%84.3%
Completed high school70.5%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college44.4%51.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree27.5%30.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors21.9%22.7%30.3%
Completed masters8.0%9.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.4%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%0.9%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Madeira, OH8,92495%92%
Wyoming, OH8,48494%91%
Terrace Park, OH2,35694%91%
The Village of Indian Hill, OH5,80394%91%
Mariemont, OH3,40091%84%
Newport, KY15,32128%44%

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Westbury, NY15,31920%60%
West University Place, TX15,31898%99%
Depew, NY15,32557%16%
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New River, AZ15,30542%15%
Newport, KY15,32128%44%
Source: The Newport, 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.