1415 E. Fourth Street
Owensboro, KY 42303
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Daviess County Middle School serves 842 students in grades 6-8.
Daviess County Middle School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 54% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 69% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 23% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Daviess County Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kentucky for:

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School Overview

Daviess County Middle School's student population of 842 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 51 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
842 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
51 teachers
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School Rankings

Daviess County Middle School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,263 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Daviess County Middle School is 0.26, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (KY)
Overall Testing Rank
#242 out of 1263 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
16:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
5%
7%
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Black
2%
10%
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White
86%
77%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.26
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Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
i am in my 6th year and this school is very welcoming. i am enjoying it so much!
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5  
This is by far the best school in Kentucky. It is 2015 and I'am going to be in my last year at this school and I am truly going to miss all the wonderful teachers next year when I go to the high school.
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 842 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 14%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in KY
  • Math Proficiency
    : 54% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 69% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.26 (Btm 50%)

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