Daviess County Middle School

Daviess County Middle School serves 848 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the KY average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 19%.
Daviess County Middle School operates within the Daviess County School District.

Overview

The student population of 848 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 52 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 848 students
Daviess County Middle School Total Students (1988-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 52 teachers
Students by Grade Daviess County Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.13 is less than the state average of 0.33. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (KY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 16:1
Daviess County Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1988-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
Daviess County Middle School Asian (1995-2012)
Hispanic
2%
4%
Daviess County Middle School Hispanic (2001-2012)
Black
1%
11%
Daviess County Middle School Black (1988-2012)
White
93%
81%
Daviess County Middle School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Daviess County Middle School Sch Ethnicity Daviess County Middle 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.
0.13 0.33
Daviess County Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
33%
46%
Daviess County Middle 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.
10%
7%
Daviess County Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 11,852 students has grown by 2432% over five years.
School District Name Daviess County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
22
6
Number of Students Managed 11,852 2,354
Daviess County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $109 MM $24 MM
Daviess County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $108 MM $23 MM
Daviess County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $233,380 $10,129
Daviess County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $230,295 $9,906
Daviess 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 Kentucky Technical - Owensboro Campus High School (1.3 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Seven Hills Alternative School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Estes Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Owensboro Estes Elementary School
    1675 Leitchfield Rd
    Owensboro , KY , 42303
    (270)686-1030
    0.9  mi  |  423  students  |  Gr.  KG-4
  • Owensboro Kentucky Technical - Owensboro Campus High School
    Vocational School
    1501 Frederica St
    Owensboro , KY , 42301
    (270)687-7255
    Vocational School
    1.3  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Owensboro Owensboro Technical College High School
    Vocational School
    1501 Frederica St
    Owensboro , KY , 42301
    (270)687-7255
    Vocational School
    1.3  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Owensboro Seven Hills Alternative School
    Alternative School
    2401 Mcconnell Ave
    Owensboro , KY , 42303
    (270)686-1120
    Alternative School
    1.4  mi  |  56  students  |  Gr.  6-12
  • Owensboro Owensboro High School
    1800 Frederica St
    Owensboro , KY , 42301
    (270)686-1110
    1.5  mi  |  1047  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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