Whitley City school information

IndexWhitley CityKentuckyNational
Average Test Scores36%47%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:116:116:1
Total public schools11,15779,221
Total private schools129824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1307,963
The Whitley City, KY educational system consists of 1 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Whitley City public schools have average test scores of 36% which is 24% lower than than the Kentucky average and 27% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Whitley City 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, 39.9% have completed high school, 5.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Whitley City are 27% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 1 public schools in Whitley City.
  • 48.2% of people in Whitley City have completed 8th grade.
  • 39.9% of people in Whitley City have completed high school.
  • 5.2% of people in Whitley City have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Whitley City

IndexWhitley CityKentuckyNational
Completed 8th grade48.2%81.0%84.3%
Completed high school39.9%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college24.7%51.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree8.0%30.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors5.2%22.7%30.3%
Completed masters0.0%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 Whitley City (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Oneida, TN3,73152%5%
Pine Knot, KY1,41051%4%
Winfield, TN84342%15%
Stearns, KY1,38641%17%
Whitley City, KY1,04536%27%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Hector, MN1,04552%6%
Continental, OH1,04583%69%
Beloit, OH1,04582%67%
Drain, OR1,04546%7%
Cloverport, KY1,04650%1%
Whitley City, KY1,04536%27%
Source: The Whitley City, 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.