Owen County High School

Owen County High School serves 517 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the KY average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 21%.
Owen County High School operates within the Owen County School District.
The school district's 69% graduation rate is lower than the KY state average of 82%.

School Overview

The student population of 517 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 517 students
Owen County High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Owen County High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 29 teachers
Owen County High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Owen County High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.08 is less than the state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (KY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 17:1
Owen County High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
4%
5%
Owen County High School Black Students (2004-2014)
White
96%
79%
Owen County High School White Students (1988-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Owen County High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown KY All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The 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.
0.08 0.24
Owen County High School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
42%
48%
Owen County High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
5%
6%
Owen County High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,921 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 69% has decreased from 94% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,237 is less than the state average of $10,260. The district revenue/student has grown by 20% over four years.
The district spending/student of $14,112 is higher than the state average of $10,180. The district spending/student has grown by 82% over four years.
School District Name Owen County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
6
Number of Students Managed 1,921 2,336
Owen County School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 69% 82%
Owen County School District Graduation Rate (1998-2010)
District Total Revenue $20 MM $24 MM
Owen County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $27 MM $24 MM
Owen County School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $10,237 $10,260
Owen County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $14,112 $10,180
Owen County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Grant County High School (14.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Maurice Bowling Middle School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Owen County Elementary Primary School (0.4 miles away)
 All Schools  High Schools High Schools  Middle Schools Middle Schools  Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  Preschools Preschools  Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • OwentonMaurice Bowling Middle School
    0.3 miles | Grades: 5-8 | 572 students2380 Hwy 22 East
    OwentonKY 40359
    (502)484-5701
    0.35-8572
  • OwentonOwen County Elementary Primary School
    0.4 miles | Grades: PK-4 | 832 students1960 Hwy 22 East
    OwentonKY 40359
    (502)484-3417
    0.4PK-4832
  • Williamstown Mason-corinth Elementary School
    12.7 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 377 students225 Heekin Rd
    WilliamstownKY 41097
    (859)824-9510
    12.7PK-5377
  • Dry RidgeGrant County High School
    14.4 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 1118 students715 Warsaw Rd
    Dry RidgeKY 41035
    (859)824-9739
    14.49-121118
  • PleasurevilleEastern Elementary School
    14.7 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 223 students6928 Bethlehem Rd
    PleasurevilleKY 40057
    (502)845-8640
    14.7PK-5223

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?        

Yes No
Area Statistics
Rental Market Monitor
Recent Articles
January 22, 2016
Do children born in certain months develop more quickly than others? Does it affect their success later in life?
December 03, 2015
Participating in team sports has a great many benefits for children, there is no doubt. In this article you will learn what those benefits are.
November 26, 2015
Gifted students often fail to thrive in traditional academic environments because they are not being challenged. In this article you will learn how to make sure your gifted student gets the quality education he or she deserves.