Barbourville Independent School District

140 School St
Barbourville, KY 40906
(District boundaries shown in map)
8/
10
Top 30%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%)
Science Proficiency
Highest science proficiency (Top 10%)
For the 2024 school year, there is 1 public school serving 668 students in Barbourville Independent School District. This district's average testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public schools in Kentucky.
Public School in Barbourville Independent School District have an average math proficiency score of 41% (versus the Kentucky public school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 54% (versus the 45% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Kentucky public school average of 26% (majority Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (KY)
# Schools
1 School
1,535 Schools
# Students
668 Students
653,795 Students
# Teachers
39 Teachers
43,431 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1

District Rank

Barbourville 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 2021-2022 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 80-89% has decreased from 90% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (KY)
#35 out of 172 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Barbourville Independent  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
41%
38%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Barbourville 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 2021-22 school year data.
54%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Barbourville 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 2021-22 school year data.
30-34%
22%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Barbourville Independent  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.
80-89%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Barbourville Independent  School District and public school graduation rate of KY by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.10
0.44
# American Indian Students
n/a
853 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
2 Students
12,780 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# Hispanic Students
9 Students
54,122 Students
% Hispanic Students
2%
8%
# Black Students
15 Students
69,939 Students
% Black Students
2%
11%
# White Students
633 Students
483,050 Students
% White Students
95%
74%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
1,016 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
9 Students
32,044 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
37
23,220
# Students in K Grade:
54
49,563
# Students in 1st Grade:
45
46,851
# Students in 2nd Grade:
40
47,051
# Students in 3rd Grade:
47
47,140
# Students in 4th Grade:
42
43,532
# Students in 5th Grade:
40
47,163
# Students in 6th Grade:
51
47,805
# Students in 7th Grade:
57
50,313
# Students in 8th Grade:
56
51,324
# Students in 9th Grade:
63
56,875
# Students in 10th Grade:
52
50,386
# Students in 11th Grade:
46
47,642
# Students in 12th Grade:
38
44,266
# Ungraded Students:
-
664

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,819 in this school district is less than the state median of $14,317. The school district revenue/student has grown by 17% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,849 is less than the state median of $14,055. The school district spending/student has declined by 8% over four school years.
This School District
This State (KY)
Total Revenue
$9 MM
$9,360 MM
This chart display total revenue of Barbourville 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
$8 MM
$9,189 MM
This chart display total spending of Barbourville 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
$12,819
$14,317
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Barbourville 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
$11,849
$14,055
This chart display average spending per public school student in Barbourville 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 Barbourville Independent School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Barbourville City School
(Math: 41% | Reading: 54%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
140 School St
Barbourville, KY 40906
(606) 546-3129
Grades: PK-12
| 668 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Barbourville Independent School District?
Barbourville Independent School District manages 1 public schools serving 668 students.
What is the rank of Barbourville Independent School District?
Barbourville Independent School District is ranked #38 out of 171 school districts in Kentucky (top 30%) 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 reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%) and Highest science proficiency (Top 10%)
What is the racial composition of students in Barbourville Independent School District?
95% of Barbourville Independent School District students are White, 2% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Barbourville Independent School District?
Barbourville Independent School District has a student/teacher ratio of 17:1, which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 15:1.
What is Barbourville Independent School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $11,849 is less than the state median of $14,055. The school district spending/student has declined by 8% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 1 school
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 668 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 5%
  • : 80-89% (Btm 50% in KY)
  • : Top 30%
  • : 41% (Top 30%)
  • : 54% (Top 20%)
  • : 30-34% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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