Adair County School District

1204 Greensburg St
Columbia, KY 42728
(District boundaries shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Adair County School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Kentucky for:

Category
Attribute
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 10%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 5 public schools serving 2,601 students in Adair County School District. This district's average testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Kentucky.
Public Schools in Adair County School District have an average math proficiency score of 37% (versus the Kentucky public school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 42% (versus the 45% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Kentucky public school average of 26% (majority Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (KY)
# Schools
5 Schools
1,535 Schools
# Students
2,601 Students
653,795 Students
# Teachers
175 Teachers
43,431 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Adair County School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 171 school districts in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2021-2022 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 95% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School District
State Average (KY)
#89 out of 172 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Adair County  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
37%
38%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Adair County  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of KY by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
42%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Adair County  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of KY by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
18%
22%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Adair County  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of KY by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
≥95%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Adair County  School District and public school graduation rate of KY by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.25
0.44
# American Indian Students
2 Students
853 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
8 Students
12,780 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# Hispanic Students
161 Students
54,122 Students
% Hispanic Students
6%
8%
# Black Students
49 Students
69,939 Students
% Black Students
2%
11%
# White Students
2,250 Students
483,050 Students
% White Students
87%
74%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
1,016 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
130 Students
32,044 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
71
23,220
# Students in K Grade:
205
49,563
# Students in 1st Grade:
171
46,851
# Students in 2nd Grade:
191
47,051
# Students in 3rd Grade:
186
47,140
# Students in 4th Grade:
169
43,532
# Students in 5th Grade:
180
47,163
# Students in 6th Grade:
203
47,805
# Students in 7th Grade:
206
50,313
# Students in 8th Grade:
221
51,324
# Students in 9th Grade:
224
56,875
# Students in 10th Grade:
182
50,386
# Students in 11th Grade:
213
47,642
# Students in 12th Grade:
179
44,266
# Ungraded Students:
-
664

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,084 in this school district is less than the state median of $14,317. The school district revenue/student has grown by 14% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,629 is less than the state median of $14,055. The school district spending/student has grown by 16% over four school years.
This School District
This State (KY)
Total Revenue
$34 MM
$9,360 MM
This chart display total revenue of Adair County  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in KY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$33 MM
$9,189 MM
This chart display total spending of Adair County  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in KY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$13,084
$14,317
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Adair County  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in KY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$12,629
$14,055
This chart display average spending per public school student in Adair County  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in KY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Adair County School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Adair Learning Academy
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
401 Appleby Dr
Columbia, KY 42728
(270) 384-0811
Grades: 5-12
| 26 students
Rank: #22.
Adair County Middle School
(Math: 44% | Reading: 44%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
322 General John Adair Dr
Columbia, KY 42728
(270) 384-5308
Grades: 6-8
| 628 students
Rank: #33.
Adair County Elementary School
(Math: 31% | Reading: 42%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
870 Indian Dr
Columbia, KY 42728
(270) 384-0077
Grades: 3-5
| 535 students
Rank: #44.
Adair County High School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
526 Indian Dr
Columbia, KY 42728
(270) 384-2751
Grades: 9-12
| 774 students
Rank: n/an/a
158 Col. Casey Dr
Columbia, KY 42728
(270) 384-3367
Grades: PK-2
| 638 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Adair County School District?
Adair County School District manages 5 public schools serving 2,601 students.
What is the rank of Adair County School District?
Adair County School District is ranked #83 out of 171 school districts in Kentucky (top 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2021-2022 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Kentucky school districts for: Highest graduation rate (Top 10%)
What is the racial composition of students in Adair County School District?
87% of Adair County School District students are White, 6% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Black.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Adair County School District?
Adair County School District has a student/teacher ratio of 15:1, which is equal to the Kentucky state average of 15:1.
What is Adair County School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $12,629 is less than the state median of $14,055. The school district spending/student has grown by 16% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 5 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 2,601 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 13%
  • : ≥95% (Top 10% in KY)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 37% (Top 50%)
  • : 42% (Btm 50%)
  • : 18% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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