Barren County Public Schools

There are 19 public schools in Barren County, Kentucky, serving 7,495 students.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Kentucky state average of 19%.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is more than the state average of 16:1.

Barren County Public Schools

  • School Location Students Grades
  • LucasAustin Tracy Elementary School
    2477 Austin Tracy Rd
    242 students | Gr. PK-6
  • GlasgowBarren County Area Technology Center
    Vocational School
    491 Trojan Tr
    Vocational School


     students | Gr. 9-12
  • Glasgow
    Barren County Day Treatment Center
    Alternative School
    304 East College St
    Alternative School
    61 students | Gr. 7-12
  • Glasgow
    Barren County High School
    507 Trojan Trail
    1339 students | Gr. 9-12
  • Glasgow
    Barren County Middle School
    555 Trojan Trail
    644 students | Gr. 7-8
  • Glasgow
    Alternative School
    202 West Washington St
    Alternative School
    128 students | Gr. 6-12
  • Glasgow
    Bowling Green Technical - Glasgow High School
    Vocational School
    129 State Ave
    Vocational School


     students | Gr. 9-12
  • Cave CityCaverna Elementary School
    1106 North Dixie Hwy
    Cave CityKY42127
    422 students | Gr. PK-5
  • GlasgowEastern Elementary School
    4601 New Salem Rd
    393 students | Gr. PK-6
  • Glasgow
    Glasgow High School
    1601 Columbia Ave
    571 students | Gr. 9-12
  • Glasgow
    Glasgow Middle School
    105 Scottie Dr
    490 students | Gr. 6-8
  • Glasgow
    Highland Elementary School
    164 Scottie Dr
    569 students | Gr. PK-5
  • HisevilleHiseville Elementary School
    149 Cardinal Blvd
    295 students | Gr. PK-6
  • GlasgowNorth Jackson Elementary School
    2002 North Jackson Hwy
    495 students | Gr. PK-6
  • Park CityPark City Elementary School
    45 Indian Mill Rd
    Park CityKY42160
    372 students | Gr. PK-6
  • GlasgowRed Cross Elementary School
    215 Parkview Dr
    738 students | Gr. PK-6
  • Glasgow
    South Green Elementary School
    300 James T. Rogers Dr
    377 students | Gr. PK-5
  • Glasgow
    Success Academy
    Alternative School
    629 West Cherry St
    Alternative School
    13 students | Gr. 9-12
  • Glasgow
    Temple Hill Elementary School
    8788 Tompkinsville Rd
    346 students | Gr. PK-6

County Statistics

About Barren County County Statistics (KY) State Statistics
Population (Approximate) 39,380 people 4,336,364 people
Age 25+ w/College Degree 14% 15%
Median Household Income $39,647 $34,984
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Did You Know?
Barren County, KY public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.20, which is lower than the Kentucky average of 0.33. The most diverse school district in Barren County is Glasgow Independent School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Kentucky or in the USA.