Quality education is a cornerstone of Humphreys County's long-term economic development strategy. Educating new generations for the workforce and offering industry-focused training contributes to continuing economic stability.
Boasting above-average graduation rates and industry-focused career training, Humphrey County School System has a 91% graduation rate, higher than the state average of 88%. More than 2,700 students are enrolled in the three elementary, two middle and two high schools in the county. The average ACT score is 19, just under the state average of 19.4.
Within 50 miles, there are 11 institutions of higher education. Nashville Community College has a Humphreys County campus, with a series of programs deisgned to meet the needs of the workforce, including an Industrial Process Control Technology program.
Nasvhille State Community College's Humphreys County campus offers a unique program offering for industry. The Industrial Process Control Technology program is designed to provide skills for those who are interested in a career as a process control technician or maintenance technician. The IPCT program has a hire rate of 84% for students who graduate. The program trains students to work as a key member of a team of people responsible for planning, analyzing and controlling the production of products – from acquisition of raw materials through the production and distribution of products to customers in a variety of industries. The Process Control Program also provides successful graduates with the following Credentials: