257 North Mayo Trail
Paintsville, KY 41240
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Johnson Central High School serves 1,078 students in grades 9-12.
Johnson Central 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 26% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 23% (majority Black).

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School Overview

Johnson Central High School's student population of 1,078 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 66 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,078 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
66 teachers
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School Rankings

Johnson Central High School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Johnson Central High School is 0.04, 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
#1087 out of 1263 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
2%
Hispanic
1%
7%
Black
n/a
10%
White
98%
77%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.04
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Graduation Rate
96%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,078 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 2%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 96% (Top 10% in KY)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.04 (Btm 50%)

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