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Avg. test scores 51%
High school dipl. 10%
Bachelors degree 17%

Prestonsburg school information

IndexPrestonsburgKentuckyNational
Average Test Scores49%47%49%
Student/Teacher ratio19:116:116:1
Total public schools61,15779,221
Total private schoolsn/a29824,874
Total post-secondary schools21307,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Prestonsburg are equal to the national average
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Prestonsburg
  • 81.9% of people in Prestonsburg have completed 8th grade
  • 74.5% of people in Prestonsburg have completed high school
  • 25.1% of people in Prestonsburg have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Prestonsburg

      IndexPrestonsburgKentuckyNational
      Completed 8th grade81.9%81.0%84.3%
      Completed high school74.5%77.8%83.0%
      Completed some college48.9%51.3%59.4%
      Completed associate degree32.1%30.5%38.5%
      Completed bachelors25.1%22.7%30.3%
      Completed masters11.4%9.3%11.5%
      Completed professional degree3.2%2.6%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.9%0.9%1.3%

      Prestonsburg, KY School Districts

      • Floyd County School District

      There are a total of 6 public schools, n/a private schools and 2 post-secondary schools in Prestonsburg. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Prestonsburg, KY schools is 49%. The average student to teacher ratio is 19:1. In Prestonsburg, KY, an average of 81.9% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 74.5% have completed high school.

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      Betsy Layne, KY70960%22%
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      Inez, KY79648%3%
      Prestonsburg, KY3,60349%0%

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      Severance, CO3,60345%10%
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      Prestonsburg, KY3,60349%0%
      Source: The Prestonsburg, 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.