Graves County High School

  • Graves County High School serves 1,277 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 49% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 51% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Graves County High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 24%.

School Overview

  • Graves County High School's student population of 1,277 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 73 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,277 students
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Total Classroom Teachers73 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Graves 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Graves County High School is 0.20, 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 School Rank#673 out of 1246 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Graves 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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
6%
7%
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Black
1%
11%
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White
89%
76%
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Graves County High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KY.
Diversity Score0.200.40
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Graduation Rate
95%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Graves 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 NameGraves County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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