This section of charts contains education data for Pryorsburg CDP 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. Pryorsburg CDP depicts it has a High School Grad or higher of 85% which is less than most other places in the metro area. The place with the highest percent high school graduates or better in the area is Wingo which shows a high school graduates of 91% (6.0% larger).
In Figure 2, the percentage of people aged 25 years or older who have graduated from college/university with at least a bachelor's degree is provided. Note that the bachelor's degree is also called a four-year degree because it normally takes four years of full-time study to finish the course curriculum required to obtain the degree. This chart portrays the proportion of the population in this region who are college graduates with at least a bachelor degree or higher. In many ways, this analysis alongside the prior chart are very quick measures of the level of education in any particular area. Pryorsburg CDP depicts it has a Bachelors Degree or higher of 8% which is the second smallest when sorted by percent with a bachelors degree or higher of all the other places in the metro area. The place with the highest percent with a bachelors degree or higher in the area is Farmington CDP which depicts a percent with a bachelors degree of 33% (approximately 4.3 times bigger).
Figure 4 shows the percentage of people 25 years of age or older who either have no schooling at all or dropped out of school before being able to complete high school. Additionally, these are people who also do not have a Graduate Equivalency Degree (GED) or some other high school level type credential/student achievement. This analysis, along with the last two charts, provides another high level review and comparative data on the Pryorsburg CDP Kentucky educational level. Pryorsburg CDP shows it has a School Dropout Rate of 15% which is the third most percent who dropped out of school of all other places in the greater Pryorsburg CDP region. The place with the highest percent who dropped out of school in the area is Hickory CDP which shows a percent who dropped out of school of 26% (about twice as large).
Figure 5 provides a more detailed look at the educational attainment for Pryorsburg CDP 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. Pryorsburg CDP has the percentage of percent of people with some college or an associates degree the second smallest in order of percent of people with no schooling of all the other places in the greater region at 8% of the total.
The chart in Figure 7 shows the broad area of academic concentration or the discipline for people who have received a bachelors degree. This high level classification is essentially the field of study for which a degree was obtained. Pryorsburg CDP has the largest proportion of percent of people with an arts, humanities, or other degree at 100.0% of the total and is ranked #1.
The next chart (Figure 8) provides a more detailed deep dive on the category of major degree obtained for people aged 25 years or older who earned a bachelor's degree or higher. Specifically, this frequency distribution details out what the major field of study was the degree obtained. Pryorsburg CDP has the largest proportion of percent of people with a degree in science and engineering related fields at 100.0% of the total and is ranked #1.
Figure 9 provides comparative data between the places in the greater Pryorsburg CDP 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. Pryorsburg CDP has one of the largest proportions of percent of people with high school (or ged) at 29.2% of the total and is ranked #2. The only larger place being Mayfield with 29.4%. Second, it has the second smallest when sorted by percent of people with no schooling of all the other places in the greater region in terms of percent of people with some college or an associates degree at 7.7% of the total. 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.
Pryorsburg CDP Kentucky 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. Pryorsburg CDP has the percentage of percent of children in kindergarten in the mid point range of other places in the metropolitan area at 5.9% of the total. Second, it has the largest proportion of percent of children in grade 1 to 4 at 50.0% of the total and is ranked #1. Third, it has the largest proportion of percent of children in grades 5 to 8 at 44.1% 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 Pryorsburg CDP region. (Total enrollment in this case includes all students from preschool all the way through students enrolled in graduate school.) Pryorsburg CDP depicts it has a Total Enrolled of 34 which is less than most other places in the area. The place with the highest total population enrolled in school in the area is Mayfield which depicts a total population enrolled in school of 2,619 ( considerably bigger). Comparing total population enrolled in school to the United States average of 80,497,960, Pryorsburg CDP is only about 0.0% the size. Also, compared to the state of Kentucky, total population enrolled in school of 1,043,315, Pryorsburg CDP is only about 0.0% the size.
Pryorsburg CDP Kentucky 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: Mayfield Youth Development Center, Wingo Elementary School, Mayfield Middle School, Mayfield High School, and Graves County Central Elementary. 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 Graves County High School ranks the largest with a value of 1,432 enrolled students. The next largest values are for: Mayfield Elementary School (942), Graves County Middle School (711), Graves County Central Elementary (474), and Mayfield High School (405). The difference between the highest value (Graves County High School) and the next highest (Mayfield Elementary School) is that the enrolled students is about 52.0% 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 Mayfield Youth Development Center ranks the largest with a value of 8.7 student to teacher ratio. The next largest values are for: New Pathways For Children (11.0), Mayfield High School (13.5), Mayfield Middle School (14.0), and Farmington Elementary School (14.2). The difference between the lowest value (Mayfield Youth Development Center) and the next lowest (New Pathways For Children) is that the student to teacher ratio is 26.9% 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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