Phelps school information

Average Test Scores38%47%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:116:116:1
Total public schools31,15779,221
Total private schoolsn/a29824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1307,963
The Phelps, KY educational system consists of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Phelps public schools have average test scores of 38% which is 20% lower than than the Kentucky average and 23% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Phelps public schools is 13:1, compared to 16:1 in Kentucky and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 48.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 42.4% have completed high school, 5.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Phelps are 23% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Phelps.
  • 48.2% of people in Phelps have completed 8th grade.
  • 42.4% of people in Phelps have completed high school.
  • 5.5% of people in Phelps have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Phelps

Completed 8th grade48.2%81.0%84.3%
Completed high school42.4%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college25.8%51.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree6.9%30.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors5.5%22.7%30.3%
Completed masters5.5%9.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.0%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%0.9%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Elkhorn City, KY93951%4%
Matewan, WV53535%29%
Williamson, WV3,03635%29%
Delbarton, WV62430%38%
Phelps, KY70638%23%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Morrison, TN70635%29%
Lydia, LA70679%61%
Delta, PA70660%21%
Walnut, IA70675%51%
Westley, CA70717%65%
Phelps, KY70638%23%
Source: The Phelps, 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.