This section of charts contains education data for ZIP code 42638 Kentucky based mainly on the latest year 2021 American Community Survey census data but also the survey from Common Core Data available for Public Elementary through Secondary Schools. In Figure 1, the percent of all people aged 25 years or older, who have either graduated from high school or completed the Graduate Equivalency Degree (GED) or some equivalent certification/credential. 42638 depicts it has a High School Grad or higher of 100% which is the highest of all zip codes in the greater region.
Figure 5 provides a more detailed look at the educational attainment for ZIP code 42638 Kentucky. This chart provides the proportion of people aged 25 years of age or older and what was their level of educational attainment. The chart provides 5 broad categories including: No Education/No School, Some High School, High School or equivalent, Some college or Associates Degree, and Bachelors Degree or higher. ZIP code 42638 has one of the largest proportions of percent of people with less than a high school education at 68% of the total and is ranked #2. The only larger zip code being 42631 with 100%. Second, it has the largest proportion of percent of people with high school degree, ged, or equivalent at 32% of the total and is ranked #1.
Figure 9 provides comparative data between the places in the greater ZIP code 42638 Kentucky region for broad educational attainment. This analysis uses provides five broad education attainment categories including: No Education/No School, Some High School, High School or equivalent, Some college or Associates Degree, and Bachelors Degree or higher. ZIP code 42638 has one of the largest proportions of percent of people with less than a high school degree at 68.2% of the total and is ranked #2. The only larger zip code being 42631 with 100.0%. Second, it has the largest proportion of percent of people with high school (or ged) at 31.8% of the total and is ranked #1.
A more detailed frequency distribution of educational attainment is provided in Figure 10. In particular this illustration breaks out the highest levels of university educational opportunities beyond the four year college degree. Included in the breakout are the relative proportion of masters degrees, PhD/Doctorate/Doctorial holders, and professional degrees such as medicine, dentistry, lawyers, etc. ZIP code 42638 has one of the largest proportions of percent of people with less than high school at 68.2% of the total and is ranked #2. The only larger zip code being 42631 with 100.0%. Second, it has the largest proportion of percent of people with some college but not a graduate at 31.8% of the total and is ranked #1. The next exhibit (Figure 11) provides detailed cross tabulation analysis that provides education success data broken out or cross tabulated by age group. Please note that the columns add to 100% and you must use the pagination buttons at the bottom of the table to see all the rows.
Figure 12 is a cross tabulation analysis that shows large educational success categories and is broken out or cross tabulated by racial group. Please note that the columns add to 100% and you must use the pagination buttons at the bottom of the table to see all the rows.The final cross tabulation analysis is provided in Figure 13 and shows education success broken out by gender. Please note that the columns add to 100% and you must use the pagination buttons at the bottom of the table to see all the rows.
ZIP code 42638 School Enrollment Charts
The next section of chart resources look at school enrollment by a variety of educational institutions and are categorized into a number of other groupings. Figure 14 provides the overall school enrollment by broad range of school age/level groupings. ZIP code 42638 has the largest proportion of percent of children in kindergarten at 43.3% of the total and is ranked #1. Second, it has the largest proportion of percent of children in grade 1 to 4 at 56.7% of the total and is ranked #1.
The next chart in this series of resources shown in Figure 20 looks at the total number of students enrolled in any educational institution for each place in the greater ZIP code 42638 region. (Total enrollment in this case includes all students from preschool all the way through students enrolled in graduate school.) ZIP code 42638 shows it has a Total Enrolled of 30 which is the second smallest when ranked by total population enrolled in school of all the other zip codes in the metropolitan area. The zip code with the highest total population enrolled in school in the area is 42653 which depicts a total population enrolled in school of 1,031 ( markedly bigger). Comparing total population enrolled in school to the United States average of 80,497,960, ZIP code 42638 is only about 0.0% the size. Also, benchmarked against the state of Kentucky, total population enrolled in school of 1,043,315, ZIP code 42638 is only about 0.0% the size.
ZIP code 42638 Area Schools Charts
Figure 23 lists all the schools in the area along with the school district, county location and other program information/credential such as if they are a public charter school or private charter school or magnet school. Some of the Area Schools are: Mccreary County Preschool, Pine Knot Intermediate School, Pine Knot Career Institute, Pine Knot Primary School, and Mccreary County Middle School. The next illustration in Figure 24 shows the total child school enrollment for all grades (through 12th grade) at the school shown using NCES data (Common Core of Data, Public Elementary-Secondary School Universe Survey.) Looking at Enrollment for Area Schools we find that Williamsburg City School ranks the largest with a value of 816 enrolled students. The next largest values are for: Mccreary Central High School (789), Oneida Elementary (644), Whitley City Elementary School (643), and Burchfield Elementary (583). The difference between the highest value (Williamsburg City School) and the next highest (Mccreary Central High School) is that the enrolled students is about only about 3.4% larger.
Figure 25 show the ratio of the number of students to the number of teachers in the classroom. A good student to teacher ratio should be low because it indicates that there are less students for any one teacher to educate in a class and generally a better learning environment, better success and optimal teaching excellence. Teachers includes all educational staff such as special education teachers and any other educator. Note that distance learning (online learning/remote learning) is not included in these values. Looking at Student to Teacher Ratio for Area Schools we find that Williamsburg Center Of Progressive Ed ranks the largest with a value of 6.3 student to teacher ratio. The next largest values are for: Mccreary Academy (10.4), Williamsburg City School (12.8), Oneida High School (13.8), and Winfield Elementary (13.9). The difference between the lowest value (Williamsburg Center Of Progressive Ed) and the next lowest (Mccreary Academy) is that the student to teacher ratio is 64.2% larger.
The next chart, Figure 26, shows the racial mix of students at each location in this district of the state of Kentucky department of education.
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