East Carter County High School

405 Hitchins Rd
Grayson, KY 41143
(
School attendance zone
shown in map)
East Carter County High School serves 714 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving
proficiency in math
is 35-39% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving
proficiency in reading/language arts
is 40-44% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
East Carter County High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 23% (majority Black).

Top Placements

East Carter County High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Kentucky for:

School Overview

East Carter County High School's student population of 714 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students714 students
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Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
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School Comparison

East Carter County High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,246 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The
diversity score
of East Carter County High School is 0.06, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (KY)
Overall Testing Rank
#933 out of 1246 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
Hispanic
1%
7%
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Black
n/a
10%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in East Carter County High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
97%
77%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.060.40
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
90%
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Eligible for
Free Lunch
51%
55%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in East Carter County High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for
Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in East Carter County High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCarter County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to East Carter County High School is Ramey-estep High School (8.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is East Carter Middle School (0.8 miles away)
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