Ashland Independent School District

1420 Central Ave
Ashland, KY 41101
(District boundaries shown in map)
8/
10
Top 30%

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%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 9 public schools serving 3,206 students in Ashland Independent School District. This district's average testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public schools in Kentucky.
Public Schools in Ashland Independent School District have an average math proficiency score of 32% (versus the Kentucky public school average of 30%), and reading proficiency score of 44% (versus the 41% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the Kentucky public school average of 26% (majority Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (KY)
# Schools
9 Schools
1,535 Schools
# Students
3,206 Students
653,795 Students
# Teachers
222 Teachers
43,431 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Ashland Independent School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 171 school districts in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 94% has increased from 93% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (KY)
#39 out of 172 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Ashland Independent  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
32%
30%
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 2020-21 school year data.
44%
42%
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 2020-21 school year data.
94%
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 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.29
0.44
# American Indian Students
n/a
853 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
19 Students
12,780 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# Hispanic Students
122 Students
54,122 Students
% Hispanic Students
4%
8%
# Black Students
124 Students
69,939 Students
% Black Students
4%
11%
# White Students
2,687 Students
483,050 Students
% White Students
84%
74%
# Hawaiian Students
2 Students
1,016 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
252 Students
32,044 Students
% of Two or more races Students
8%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
184
23,220
# Students in K Grade:
258
49,563
# Students in 1st Grade:
212
46,851
# Students in 2nd Grade:
238
47,051
# Students in 3rd Grade:
248
47,140
# Students in 4th Grade:
228
43,532
# Students in 5th Grade:
221
47,163
# Students in 6th Grade:
212
47,805
# Students in 7th Grade:
216
50,313
# Students in 8th Grade:
250
51,324
# Students in 9th Grade:
246
56,875
# Students in 10th Grade:
268
50,386
# Students in 11th Grade:
198
47,642
# Students in 12th Grade:
221
44,266
# Ungraded Students:
6
664

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $14,980 is higher than the state median of $14,317. The school district revenue/student has grown by 19% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,687 is less than the state median of $14,055. The school district spending/student has grown by 15% over four school years.
This School District
This State (KY)
Total Revenue
$48 MM
$9,360 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 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$44 MM
$9,189 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 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$14,980
$14,317
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Ashland Independent  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
$13,687
$14,055
This chart display average spending per public school student in Ashland Independent  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 Ashland Independent School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Charles Russell Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1100 Russell St
Ashland, KY 41101
(606) 327-2735
Grades: K-5
| 204 students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Hager Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1600 Blackburn Ave
Ashland, KY 41101
(606) 327-2731
Grades: K-5
| 349 students
Rank: #33.
Oakview Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3111 Blackburn Ave
Ashland, KY 41101
(606) 327-2733
Grades: K-5
| 293 students
Rank: #44.
Ashland Middle School
(Math: 29% | Reading: 45%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2800 Kansas St
Ashland, KY 41102
(606) 327-2727
Grades: 6-8
| 678 students
Rank: #55.
Paul G. Blazer High School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1500 Blazer Blvd
Ashland, KY 41102
(606) 327-6040
Grades: 9-12
| 939 students
Rank: #66.
Poage Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3215 S 29th St
Ashland, KY 41102
(606) 327-2734
Grades: K-5
| 274 students
Rank: #77.
Crabbe Elementary School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
520 17th St
Ashland, KY 41101
(606) 327-2730
Grades: K-5
| 285 students
Rank: n/an/a
Ashland Head Start
1820 Hickman St
Ashland, KY 41101
(606) 327-2715
Grades: PK
| 184 students
Rank: n/an/a
Ashland Virtual Learning Center
Alternative School
2208 Diniaco Drive
Ashland, KY 41101
(606) 327-2797
Grades: K-12
| 0 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Ashland Independent School District?
Ashland Independent School District manages 9 public schools serving 3,206 students.
What is the rank of Ashland Independent School District?
Ashland Independent School District is ranked #40 out of 171 school districts in Kentucky (top 30%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Kentucky school districts for: Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Ashland Independent School District?
84% of Ashland Independent School District students are White, 8% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Hispanic, and 4% of students are Black.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Ashland Independent School District?
Ashland Independent School District has a student/teacher ratio of 14:1, which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 15:1.
What is Ashland Independent School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $13,687 is less than the state median of $14,055. The school district spending/student has grown by 15% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 9 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 3,206 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • : 94% (Top 30% in KY)
  • : Top 30%
  • : 32% (Top 30%)
  • : 44% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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