Ashland Independent School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 9 public schools serving 3,136 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 16% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the Kentucky public school average of 25% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Ashland Independent School District
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (KY)
# Schools
9 Schools
1,531 Schools
# Students
3,136 Students
658,809 Students
# Teachers
233 Teachers
42,518 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1

District Rank

Ashland Independent School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 170 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State 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
0.28
0.43
# American Indian Students
3 Students
856 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
19 Students
12,629 Students
% Asian Students
1%
2%
# Hispanic Students
110 Students
51,627 Students
% Hispanic Students
4%
8%
# Black Students
127 Students
69,971 Students
% Black Students
4%
11%
# White Students
2,649 Students
492,417 Students
% White Students
84%
75%
# Hawaiian Students
2 Students
902 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
226 Students
30,411 Students
% of Two or more races Students
7%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
124
20,258
# Students in K Grade:
206
45,611
# Students in 1st Grade:
241
49,131
# Students in 2nd Grade:
245
48,196
# Students in 3rd Grade:
232
43,885
# Students in 4th Grade:
218
47,539
# Students in 5th Grade:
217
48,330
# Students in 6th Grade:
217
50,636
# Students in 7th Grade:
251
51,731
# Students in 8th Grade:
231
52,396
# Students in 9th Grade:
280
53,890
# Students in 10th Grade:
220
52,232
# Students in 11th Grade:
238
48,687
# Students in 12th Grade:
213
45,632
# Ungraded Students:
3
655

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,660 in this school district is less than the state median of $12,790. The school district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,812 is higher than the state median of $13,085. The school district spending/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
This School District
This State (KY)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$40 MM
$28 MM
This chart display total revenue of Ashland Independent  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in KY by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$43 MM
$29 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 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$12,660
$12,790
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 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$13,812
$13,085
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 2018-19 school year data.

Best Ashland Independent School District Public Schools (2022)

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
| 270 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
| 154 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
| 216 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
| 699 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
| 206 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
| 954 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
| 196 students
Rank: n/an/a
Ashland Head Start
1820 Hickman St
Ashland, KY 41101
(606) 327-2715
Grades: PK
| 124 students
Rank: n/an/a
Ashland Virtual Learning Center
Alternative School
2208 Diniaco Drive
Ashland, KY 41101
(606) 327-2797
Grades: K-12
| 317 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Ashland Independent School District
  • 1420 Central Ave, Ashland, KY, 41101
  • (606) 327-2706
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 3,136 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 95% (Top 50% in KY)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 48% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 59% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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