Upper Tygart Elementary School

21039 West Us Hwy 60,

Olive Hill, KY, 41164-9112

Tel: (606)286-2110
Grades: PK-5

281 students

Upper Tygart Elementary School serves 281 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the KY average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 1% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is less than the state average of 19%.
Upper Tygart Elementary School operates within the Carter County School District.

Overview

The student population of 281 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 281 students
Upper Tygart Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 19 teachers
Upper Tygart Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Upper Tygart Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.02 is less than the state average of 0.23. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (KY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 16:1
Upper Tygart Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
n/a
4%
Upper Tygart Elementary School Hispanic (2000-2012)
Black
n/a
11%
White
99%
81%
Upper Tygart Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Upper Tygart Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Upper Tygart Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.02 0.23
Upper Tygart Elementary School Diversity Score (2000-2012)
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.
49%
46%
Upper Tygart Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2012)
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.
6%
7%
Upper Tygart Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,863 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Carter County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
12
6
Number of Students Managed 4,863 2,353
Carter County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $46 MM $24 MM
Carter County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $45 MM $23 MM
Carter County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,166 $10,129
Carter County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,960 $9,906
Carter County School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is West Carter County High School (7.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is West Carter Middle School (7.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Tilden Hogge Elementary School (6.3 miles away)
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Carter 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 0.04, which is lower than the Kentucky average of 0.23. The most diverse school district in Carter County is Ardmore School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Kentucky or national school diversity statistics.