Barren County School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 11 public schools serving 5,226 students in Barren County 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 Barren County School District have an average math proficiency score of 49% (versus the Kentucky public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 60% (versus the 56% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Barren County School District are Temple Hill Elementary School, Austin Tracy Elementary School and Eastern Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Barren County School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Kentucky.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Kentucky public school average of 23% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Barren County School District
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (KY)
# Schools
11 Schools
1,537 Schools
# Students
5,226 Students
679,771 Students
# Teachers
309 Teachers
42,042 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1

District Rank

Barren County School District, which is ranked within the top 30% 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 92% has increased from 85% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (KY)
Overall District Rank
#46 out of 173 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Barren County  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Barren 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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
56%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Barren 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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
92%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Barren County  School District and public school graduation rate of KY by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.17
0.40
# American Indian Students
3 Students
838 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
19 Students
12,131 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# Hispanic Students
230 Students
45,775 Students
% Hispanic Students
5%
7%
# Black Students
60 Students
71,824 Students
% Black Students
1%
10%
# White Students
4,754 Students
521,864 Students
% White Students
91%
77%
# Hawaiian Students
3 Students
849 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
157 Students
26,490 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
357
29,417
# Students in K Grade:
347
43,976
# Students in 1st Grade:
361
50,426
# Students in 2nd Grade:
314
49,404
# Students in 3rd Grade:
341
51,263
# Students in 4th Grade:
397
52,252
# Students in 5th Grade:
362
52,361
# Students in 6th Grade:
412
50,824
# Students in 7th Grade:
404
50,181
# Students in 8th Grade:
402
50,228
# Students in 9th Grade:
372
53,687
# Students in 10th Grade:
374
50,822
# Students in 11th Grade:
405
48,739
# Students in 12th Grade:
374
45,593
# Ungraded Students:
4
598

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $11,242 in this school district is less than the state median of $12,004. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,722 is higher than the state median of $12,248. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (KY)
Total Revenue
$59 MM
$28 MM
This chart display total revenue of Barren County  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in KY by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$67 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total spending of Barren County  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in KY by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$11,242
$12,004
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Barren County  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in KY by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$12,722
$12,248
This chart display average spending per public school student in Barren County  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in KY by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Barren County School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Temple Hill Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
8788 Tompkinsville Rd
Glasgow, KY 42141
(270) 427-2611
Grades: PK-6
| 298 students
Rank: #22.
Austin Tracy Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2477 Austin Tracy Rd
Lucas, KY 42156
(270) 646-2236
Grades: PK-6
| 243 students
Rank: #33.
Eastern Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4601 New Salem Rd
Glasgow, KY 42141
(270) 678-2722
Grades: PK-6
| 394 students
Rank: #44.
Bavel
Alternative School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
113 West Public Square
Glasgow, KY 42141
(270) 670-3301
Grades: 6-12
| 236 students
Rank: #55.
Red Cross Elementary School
Math: 52% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
215 Parkview Dr
Glasgow, KY 42141
(270) 659-2400
Grades: PK-6
| 688 students
Rank: #66.
North Jackson Elementary School
Math: 55% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2002 North Jackson Highway
Glasgow, KY 42141
(270) 629-2300
Grades: PK-6
| 561 students
Rank: #77.
Barren County Middle School
Math: 51% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
555 Trojan Trail
Glasgow, KY 42141
(270) 651-4909
Grades: 7-8
| 756 students
Rank: #88.
Hiseville Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
149 Cardinal Blvd
Glasgow, KY 42141
(270) 453-2611
Grades: PK-6
| 264 students
Rank: #99.
Park City Elementary School
Math: 40% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
45 Indian Mill Rd
Park City, KY 42160
(270) 749-5665
Grades: PK-6
| 433 students
Rank: #1010.
Barren County High School
Math: 31% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
507 Trojan Trail
Glasgow, KY 42141
(270) 651-6315
Grades: 9-12
| 1,291 students
Rank: #1111.
College Street Campus
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
304 E College Street
Glasgow, KY 42141
(270) 629-6554
Grades: 6-12
| 62 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 5,226 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 92% (Btm 50% in KY)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 49% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.17

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