West Point school information

IndexWest PointKentuckyNational
Average Test Scores42%47%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:116:116:1
Total public schools21,15779,221
Total private schoolsn/a29824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1307,963
The West Point, KY educational system consists of 2 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. West Point public schools have average test scores of 42% which is 11% lower than than the Kentucky average and 15% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of West Point public schools is 14:1, compared to 16:1 in Kentucky and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 74.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 69.1% have completed high school, 5.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in West Point are 15% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in West Point.
  • 74.4% of people in West Point have completed 8th grade.
  • 69.1% of people in West Point have completed high school.
  • 5.5% of people in West Point have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in West Point

IndexWest PointKentuckyNational
Completed 8th grade74.4%81.0%84.3%
Completed high school69.1%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college35.9%51.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree10.1%30.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors5.5%22.7%30.3%
Completed masters2.3%9.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.0%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%0.9%1.3%

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

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West Point, KY93042%15%
Source: The West Point, 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.