Top 10 Best Bell County Public Schools (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 18 public schools serving 4,600 students in Bell County, KY. Bell County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Kentucky.
The top ranked public schools in Bell County, KY are Frakes School Center, Bell Central School Center and Page School Center. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Bell County, KY public schools have an average math proficiency score of 38% (versus the Kentucky public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 57% (versus the 56% statewide average). Schools in Bell County have an average ranking of 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Kentucky public schools.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Kentucky public school average of 23% (majority Black).

Best Bell County Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Frakes School Center
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
29 Henderson Settlement Loop
Frakes, KY 40940
(606) 337-2921
Grades: PK-8
| 136 students
Rank: #22.
Bell Central School Center
Math: 52% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(1)
9821 Us 25-e
Pineville, KY 40977
(606) 337-3104
Grades: PK-8
| 545 students
Rank: #33.
Page School Center
Math: 42% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
239 Page School Road
Pineville, KY 40977
(606) 337-5207
Grades: PK-8
| 361 students
Rank: #44.
Right Fork School Center
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
5296 Hwy. 221
Stoney Fork, KY 40988
(606) 337-3271
Grades: PK-8
| 206 students
Rank: #55.
Yellow Creek School Center
Math: 37% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(1)
4840 West Cumberland Avenue
Middlesboro, KY 40965
(606) 248-1794
Grades: PK-8
| 627 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Bell County Alternative School
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
9828 Us Hwy 25e Second Floor
Pineville, KY 40977
(606) 337-0957
Grades: 4-12
| 35 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Middlesboro Alternative School
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
220 North 20th Street
Middlesboro, KY 40965
(606) 242-8816
Grades: 7-12
| 35 students
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
Lone Jack School Center
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
101 Creech Hollow Road
Fourmile, KY 40939
(606) 337-9461
Grades: PK-8
| 192 students
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
Middlesboro Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3400 W Cumberland Ave
Middlesboro, KY 40965
(606) 242-8860
Grades: PK-4
| 483 students
Rank: #1010.
Middlesboro Middle School
Math: 34% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
4400 Cumberland Ave
Middlesboro, KY 40965
(606) 242-8880
Grades: 5-8
| 328 students
Rank: #1111.
Pineville Independent School
Math: 30% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
401 Virginia Avenue
Pineville, KY 40977
(606) 337-5701
Grades: PK-12
| 573 students
Rank: #1212.
Middlesboro High School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4404 Cumberland Ave
Middlesboro, KY 40965
(606) 242-8820
Grades: 9-12
| 359 students
Rank: #1313.
Bell County High School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
9824 Us Highway 25 E
Pineville, KY 40977
(606) 337-7061
Grades: 9-12
| 720 students
Bell County Area Technology Center
Vocational School
9828 Us Hwy. 25-e
Pineville, KY 40977
(606) 337-3094
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Cumberland Technical - Southeast Campus
Vocational School
1300 Chichester Avenue
Middlesboro, KY 40965
(606) 242-2145
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Cumberland Technical College
Vocational School
3300 Hwy 25e South
Pineville, KY 40977
(606) 337-3106
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Cumberland Valley Health Technical Center
Vocational School
Us Highway 25e South
Pineville, KY 40977
(606) 337-3106
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Southeast Technical
Vocational School
1305 Chichester Avenue
Middlesboro, KY 40965
(606) 242-2145
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Bell County, KY

Bell County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
560 Correctional Dr
Pineville, KY 40977
(606) 337-7065
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
502 Ashbury Ave
Middlesboro, KY 40965
(606) 242-8840
Grades: PK
| 89 students
401 Virginia Ave
Pineville, KY 40977
(606) 337-3412
Grades: PK-6
| 273 students
401 Virginia Ave
Pineville, KY 40977
(606) 337-2361
Grades: 7-12
| 235 students

Recent Articles

Technology in Public Schools
Technology in Public Schools
Learn how technology is being implemented and funded in public schools.
Gender Identity Becomes Controversial Issue in Boston Public Schools
Gender Identity Becomes Controversial Issue in Boston Public Schools
We report on a new policy in Massachusetts that impacts one of the largest school districts in the country, as well as the rest of the state. The gender identity policy strives to ensure all students are treated equally, but it is not without plenty of concern by opponents.
Urban Public Schools Come to the Rescue of Black Boys
Urban Public Schools Come to the Rescue of Black Boys
Public schools across the nation are implementing programs that help keep young black men in school and off the streets. Boosting graduation rates, reducing gang involvement and violence, and providing positive male role models are just a few of the common elements of these programs. Yet, the achievement gap between black boys and other peer groups remains extremely wide.