Pikeville school information

Average Test Scores48%47%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:116:116:1
Total public schools91,15779,221
Total private schools229824,874
Total post-secondary schools21307,963
The Pikeville, KY educational system consists of 9 public schools, 2 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Pikeville public schools have average test scores of 48% which is 1% higher than than the Kentucky average and 3% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Pikeville public schools is 15:1, compared to 16:1 in Kentucky and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 82.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 78.4% have completed high school, 31.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 8.8% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Pikeville are 3% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 9 public schools in Pikeville.
  • 82.1% of people in Pikeville have completed 8th grade.
  • 78.4% of people in Pikeville have completed high school.
  • 31.7% of people in Pikeville have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Pikeville

Completed 8th grade82.1%81.0%84.3%
Completed high school78.4%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college58.6%51.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree37.5%30.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors31.7%22.7%30.3%
Completed masters17.0%9.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree8.8%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.3%0.9%1.3%

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

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Betsy Layne, KY70960%22%
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Allen, KY21856%14%
Martin, KY59656%14%
Elkhorn City, KY93951%4%
Pikeville, KY7,26648%3%

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Oakland, TN7,27043%14%
Fort Bragg, CA7,26032%34%
Park City, KS7,27341%18%
Star, ID7,25541%17%
Hudsonville, MI7,27867%37%
Pikeville, KY7,26648%3%
Source: The Pikeville, 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.