Boyd County School District

1104 Bob Mccullough Dr
Ashland, KY 41102
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Boyd County 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 12 public schools serving 3,016 students in Boyd County School District. This district's average testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Kentucky.
Public Schools in Boyd County School District have an average math proficiency score of 20% (versus the Kentucky public school average of 30%), and reading proficiency score of 37% (versus the 41% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Kentucky public school average of 26% (majority Black).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (KY)
# Schools
12 Schools
1,535 Schools
# Students
3,016 Students
653,795 Students
# Teachers
251 Teachers
43,431 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1

District Rank

Boyd County School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 90% has decreased from 93% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (KY)
Overall District Rank
#129 out of 172 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Boyd County  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
30%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Boyd 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 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
42%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Boyd 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 2020-21 school year data.
Graduation Rate
90%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Boyd County  School District and public school graduation rate of KY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.11
0.44
# American Indian Students
3 Students
853 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
14 Students
12,780 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# Hispanic Students
45 Students
54,122 Students
% Hispanic Students
1%
8%
# Black Students
17 Students
69,939 Students
% Black Students
1%
11%
# White Students
2,850 Students
483,050 Students
% White Students
95%
74%
# Hawaiian Students
4 Students
1,016 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
83 Students
32,044 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
192
23,220
# Students in K Grade:
227
49,563
# Students in 1st Grade:
188
46,851
# Students in 2nd Grade:
198
47,051
# Students in 3rd Grade:
200
47,140
# Students in 4th Grade:
224
43,532
# Students in 5th Grade:
199
47,163
# Students in 6th Grade:
201
47,805
# Students in 7th Grade:
226
50,313
# Students in 8th Grade:
241
51,324
# Students in 9th Grade:
272
56,875
# Students in 10th Grade:
226
50,386
# Students in 11th Grade:
203
47,642
# Students in 12th Grade:
215
44,266
# Ungraded Students:
4
664

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $16,478 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 $15,963 is higher than the state median of $14,055. The school district spending/student has grown by 12% over four school years.
This School District
This State (KY)
Total Revenue
$50 MM
$9,360 MM
This chart display total revenue of Boyd County  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
$48 MM
$9,189 MM
This chart display total spending of Boyd County  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
$16,478
$14,317
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Boyd County  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in KY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$15,963
$14,055
This chart display average spending per public school student in Boyd County  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in KY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Boyd County School District Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Ponderosa Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
16701 Ponderosa Dr
Catlettsburg, KY 41129
(606) 928-2330
Grades: K-5
| 319 students
Rank: #22.
Boyd County High School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
14375 Lions Lane
Ashland, KY 41102
(606) 928-7100
Grades: 9-12
| 858 students
Rank: #33.
Summit Elementary School
Math: 20% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
830 State Rt 716
Ashland, KY 41102
(606) 928-6533
Grades: K-5
| 455 students
Rank: #44.
Boyd County Middle School
Math: 18% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1226 Summit Road
Ashland, KY 41102
(606) 928-9547
Grades: 6-8
| 663 students
Rank: #55.
Cannonsburg Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
12219 Midland Trail Rd
Ashland, KY 41102
(606) 928-7131
Grades: K-5
| 266 students
Rank: #66.
Ramey-estep High School
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2901 Pigeon Roost Road
Rush, KY 41168
(606) 928-5801
Grades: 6-12
| 49 students
Rank: #77.
Catlettsburg Elementary School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3348 Court St
Catlettsburg, KY 41129
(606) 739-5515
Grades: PK-5
| 196 students
Rank: n/an/a
Ashland Technical College
Vocational School
4818 Roberts Drive
Ashland, KY 41102
(606) 928-4256
Grades: Inquire with school
| 0 students
Rank: n/an/a
Boyd Co Career & Tech Educ Ctr Voc School
Vocational School
12300 Midland Trail Rd.
Ashland, KY 41102
(606) 928-7120
Grades: 9-12
| 0 students
Rank: n/an/a
12307 Midland Trail
Ashland, KY 41102
(606) 928-7110
Grades: PK
| 192 students
Rank: n/an/a
Boyd County Central School
Alternative School
2901 West Pigeon Roost Road
Rush, KY 41168
(606) 928-5801
Grades: 6-12
| 18 students
Rank: n/an/a
Kentucky Tech - Ashland Reg Tech Center
Vocational School
4818 Roberts Drive
Ashland, KY 41102
(606) 928-4256
Grades: Inquire with school
| 0 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Boyd County School District?
Boyd County School District manages 12 public schools serving 3,016 students.
What is the rank of Boyd County School District?
Boyd County School District is ranked #129 out of 171 school districts in Kentucky (bottom 50%) 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 Boyd County School District?
95% of Boyd County School District students are White, 3% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Boyd County School District?
Boyd County School District has a student/teacher ratio of 13:1, which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 15:1.
What is Boyd County School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $15,963 is higher than the state median of $14,055. The school district spending/student has grown by 12% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 12 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 3,016 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 6%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90% (Btm 50% in KY)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 37% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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