Ashland Independent School District

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For the 2021 school year, there are 8 public schools serving 3,322 students in Ashland Independent School District. This district's average testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Kentucky.
Public Schools in Ashland Independent School District have an average math proficiency score of 48% (versus the Kentucky public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 59% (versus the 56% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Ashland Independent School District are Hager Elementary School, Charles Russell Elementary School and Poage Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Ashland Independent School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Kentucky.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Kentucky public school average of 23% (majority Black).

Overview

School District NameAshland Independent School District
School District Phone Number(606) 327-2706
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2018-2019 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (KY)
# of Schools8 Schools1,538 Schools
# of Students3,322 Students679,916 Students
# of Teachers224 Teachers42,053 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1

District Rank

Ashland Independent School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 172 school districts in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 95% has increased from 93% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (KY)
Overall District Rank
#54 out of 173 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Ashland Independent  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Ashland Independent  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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
56%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ashland Independent  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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
95%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Ashland Independent  School District and public school graduation rate of KY by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.240.40
# of American Indian Students3 Students839 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students21 Students12,131 Students
% Asian Students
1%
2%
# of Hispanic Students95 Students45,780 Students
% Hispanic Students
3%
7%
# of Black Students139 Students71,826 Students
% Black Students
4%
10%
# of White Students2,894 Students521,994 Students
% White Students
87%
77%
# of Hawaiian Students2 Students849 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students168 Students26,497 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:17129,434
# of Students in Kindergarten:25544,001
# of Students in 1st Grade:25750,447
# of Students in 2nd Grade:22949,425
# of Students in 3rd Grade:21451,286
# of Students in 4th Grade:26652,270
# of Students in 5th Grade:23252,381
# of Students in 6th Grade:29850,824
# of Students in 7th Grade:23650,181
# of Students in 8th Grade:26050,228
# of Students in 9th Grade:24753,687
# of Students in 10th Grade:23050,822
# of Students in 11th Grade:25348,739
# of Students in 12th Grade:17245,593
# of Ungraded Students:2598

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $11,051 in this school district is less than the state median of $11,560. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,025 is less than the state median of $11,529. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (KY)
Total Revenue$37 MM$27 MM
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Spending$37 MM$27 MM
This chart display total spending of Ashland Independent  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in KY by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$11,051$11,560
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Ashland Independent  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in KY by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$11,025$11,529
This chart display average spending per public school student in Ashland Independent  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in KY by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Best Ashland Independent School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Hager Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    1600 Blackburn Ave
    Ashland, KY 41101
    (606) 327-2731

    Grades: K-5 | 358 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Charles Russell Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1100 Russell St
    Ashland, KY 41101
    (606) 327-2735

    Grades: K-5 | 260 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Poage Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    3215 S 29th St
    Ashland, KY 41102
    (606) 327-2734

    Grades: K-5 | 251 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Ashland Middle School Math: 46% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    2800 Kansas St
    Ashland, KY 41102
    (606) 327-2727

    Grades: 6-8 | 794 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Oakview Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    3111 Blackburn Ave
    Ashland, KY 41101
    (606) 327-2733

    Grades: K-5 | 307 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Paul G. Blazer High School Math: 41% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1500 Blazer Blvd
    Ashland, KY 41102
    (606) 327-6040

    Grades: 9-12 | 904 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Crabbe Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    520 17th St
    Ashland, KY 41101
    (606) 327-2730

    Grades: K-5 | 277 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Ashland Head Start
    1820 Hickman St
    Ashland, KY 41101
    (606) 327-2715

    Grades: PK | 171 students
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