Kenneth D. King Middle School

  • Kenneth D. King Middle School serves 602 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 42% (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 61% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Kenneth D. King Middle School placed in the top 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 16:1 is equal to the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 23% (majority Black).

School Overview

  • Kenneth D. King Middle School's student population of 602 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students602 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Kenneth D. King Middle School is ranked within the top 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 Kenneth D. King Middle School is 0.32, 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#532 out of 1246 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
8%
7%
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Black
3%
10%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Kenneth D. King Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
82%
77%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Kenneth D. King Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KY.
Diversity Score0.320.40
This chart display the diversity score of Kenneth D. King Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Kentucky by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kenneth D. King Middle 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 NameMercer County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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King Middle School is a alright school. The teachers here could go somewhere way better and use their degrees for the better because we don't learn crap here. I've been here my whole school time and the kids here are awful.
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