Paintsville school information

IndexPaintsvilleKentuckyNational
Average Test Scores51%47%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:116:116:1
Total public schools51,15779,221
Total private schools129824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1307,963
The Paintsville, KY educational system consists of 5 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Paintsville public schools have average test scores of 51% which is 8% higher than than the Kentucky average and 4% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Paintsville public schools is 16:1, compared to 16:1 in Kentucky and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 71.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 68.4% have completed high school, 17.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Paintsville are 4% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Paintsville.
  • 71.1% of people in Paintsville have completed 8th grade.
  • 68.4% of people in Paintsville have completed high school.
  • 17.9% of people in Paintsville have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Paintsville

IndexPaintsvilleKentuckyNational
Completed 8th grade71.1%81.0%84.3%
Completed high school68.4%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college43.7%51.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree24.6%30.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors17.9%22.7%30.3%
Completed masters12.0%9.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.3%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%0.9%1.3%

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

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Allen, KY21856%14%
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Inez, KY79648%3%
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Blaine, KY7442%15%
Paintsville, KY4,24651%4%

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Silver Summit, UT4,24562%25%
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Lonoke, AR4,24423%53%
Ellisburg, NJ4,24853%8%
Paintsville, KY4,24651%4%
Source: The Paintsville, 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.