Hickman County High School

  • Hickman County High School serves 321 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (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 55-59% (which is approximately equal to the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Hickman 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 top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 23% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Hickman County High School's student population of 321 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students321 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Hickman 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 Hickman County High School is 0.30, 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#765 out of 1246 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
3%
7%
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Black
9%
10%
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White
83%
77%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score0.300.40
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Graduation Rate
≥90%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHickman County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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