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Education

Public School District Enrollments, 2014 - 2015

School System Total Enrollment Pupil to Teacher Ratio
Fulton County Schools 519 13.3
Fulton Independent Schools 369 13.2
Hickman County Schools 739 13.2

Education Attainment

  TOTAL LABOR AREA* FULTON COUNTY HICKMAN COUNTY
Labor area: Fulton, Hickman, Graves & Carlisle counties in KY, and Obion, Lake & Weakley in TN .Source: U.S. Census Bureau
  Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
Population 25 years & over 86,986 100% 5,111 100% 3,734 100%
High School Graduate (includes equivalency) 33,532 38.5% 1,991 39% 1,459 39.1%
Some College, No Degree 14,702 16.9% 873 17.1% 523 14%
Associate Degree 2,535 2.9% 101 2% 96 2.6%
Bachelor's Degree 6,219 7.1% 329 6.4% 152 4.1%
Graduate or Professional Degree 4,150 4.8% 259 5.1% 175 4.7%
Average Percent High School Graduate or Higher 68%  - 69.5  - 64.4
Average Percent Bachelor's Degree or Higher 11%  - 11.5  - 8.8  -

Regional higher education colleges and universities
with over 2000 enrollment:

  • The University Of Tennessee-Martin | (about 10 miles; MARTIN, TN; Full-time enrollment: 7042)
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  • Murray State University | (about 32 miles; MURRAY, KY; enrollment: 11207)
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  • Union University | (about 56 miles; JACKSON, TN; FT enrollment: 2,717)
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  • Jackson State Community College | (about 62 miles; JACKSON, TN; enrollment: 4,928)
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  • Southeast Missouri State University | (about 75 miles; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; enrollment: 12087)
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  • Southern Illinois University-Carbondale | (about 86 miles; CARBONDALE, IL; enrollment: 17,989)
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  • John A Logan College | (about 89 miles; CARTERVILLE, IL; FT enrollment: 7,364)
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  • West Kentucky Community & Technical College
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Regional technical and trade schools:

  • Fulton County ATC | (Hickman, KY; Full-time enrollment: 186)
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  • Mayfield/Graves County ATC | (about 20 miles; Mayfield, KY; enrollment 374)
  • Murray/Calloway County ATC | (about 32 miles; Murray, KY; enrollment: 280)
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  • Marshall County Area Vocational Education Center | (about 62 miles; Benton, KY; enrollment: 811)
  • Ballard County CTC | (about 38 miles; Barlow, KY, enrollment 343)
  • Paducah ATC | (about 41 miles; Paducah, KY, enrollment 551)