Boyd County High School

14375 Lions Lane
Ashland, KY 41102
(School attendance zone shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 858 students in grades 9-12, Boyd County High 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 35-39% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 42%).
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Kentucky state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 26% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 858 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 4%
  • : 92% (Top 50% in KY)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 25-29% (Top 50%)
  • : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Boyd County High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kentucky for:

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Boyd County High School's student population of 858 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 54 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
858 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
54 teachers
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School Rankings

Boyd County High 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 Boyd County High School is 0.08, 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)
#634 out of 1230 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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25-29%
30%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Boyd County High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
35-39%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Boyd County High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Kentucky by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
2%
8%
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Black
n/a
11%
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White
96%
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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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KY.
0.08
This chart display the diversity score of Boyd County High School and the public school average diversity score of Kentucky by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
92%
90%
This chart display graduation rate of Boyd County High School and public school graduation rate of Kentucky by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
54%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Boyd County High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Boyd County High School's ranking?
Boyd County High School is ranked #634 out of 1,230 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Kentucky.
What schools are Boyd County High School often compared to?
Boyd County High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Paul G. Blazer High 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 35-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% KY state average).
What is the graduation rate of Boyd County High School?
The graduation rate of Boyd County High School is 92%, which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 90%.
How many students attend Boyd County High School?
858 students attend Boyd County High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
96% of Boyd County High School students are White, 2% of students are Hispanic, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Boyd County High School?
Boyd County High School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 15:1.
What grades does Boyd County High School offer ?
Boyd County High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Boyd County High School part of?
Boyd County High School is part of Boyd County School District.

School Reviews

5   8/30/2014
Good school. The only class I liked and had was band. :)
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Taylo
5   11/15/2012
New facilities are opening January 2013. Students are enthusiastic, intellectually diverse, & involved in many regular + nontraditional extracurricular activities including soccer, swimming, golf, volleyball, archery, fishing, science club, future problem solving, Mock Trial, dance, cheerleading, and more.
- Posted by Teacher - krisb
2   6/8/2009
Good teachers overall. Very poor leadership, we need change. Parent involvement is weak.
- Posted by Parent - jimmy

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 858 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 4%
  • : 92% (Top 50%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 25-29% (Top 50%)
  • : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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