Augusta Independent School

207 Bracken St
Augusta, KY 41002
(School attendance zone shown in map)
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 320 students in grades Prekindergarten-12, Augusta Independent School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 30%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 42%).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Kentucky state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 26% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 320 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 6%
  • : ≥80% (Btm 50% in KY)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 25-29% (Top 50%)
  • : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

School Overview

Augusta Independent School's student population of 320 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
320 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
23 teachers
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School Rankings

Augusta Independent School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,230 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Augusta Independent School is 0.12, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (KY)
#765 out of 1230 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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25-29%
30%
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30-34%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
2%
8%
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Black
2%
11%
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White
94%
74%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.12
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≥80%
90%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
54%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
3%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Augusta Independent School's ranking?
Augusta Independent School is ranked #765 out of 1,230 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Kentucky.
What schools are Augusta Independent School often compared to?
Augusta Independent Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Taylor Elementary School, Bracken County Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
25-29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 30% KY state average), while 30-34% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% KY state average).
What is the graduation rate of Augusta Independent School?
The graduation rate of Augusta Independent School is 80%, which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 90%.
How many students attend Augusta Independent School?
320 students attend Augusta Independent School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
94% of Augusta Independent School students are White, 2% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Black, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Augusta Independent School?
Augusta Independent School has a student ration of 14:1, which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 15:1.
What grades does Augusta Independent School offer ?
Augusta Independent School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Augusta Independent School part of?
Augusta Independent School is part of Augusta Independent School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 320 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 6%
  • : ≥80% (Btm 50%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 25-29% (Top 50%)
  • : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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