Breathitt County School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 8 public schools serving 1,934 students in Breathitt County School District. This district's average testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Kentucky.
Public Schools in Breathitt County School District have an average math proficiency score of 37% (versus the Kentucky public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 51% (versus the 56% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Breathitt County School District are Highland-turner Elementary School, Breathitt Regional Juvenile Det Center and Cadet Leadership Education Program. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Breathitt County School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Kentucky.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the Kentucky public school average of 23% (majority Black).

Overview

School District Name
Breathitt 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
8 Schools
1,537 Schools
# Students
1,934 Students
679,771 Students
# Teachers
116 Teachers
42,042 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1

District Rank

Breathitt County School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 85-89% has increased from 75-79% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (KY)
Overall District Rank
#140 out of 173 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Breathitt County  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Breathitt 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)
50%
56%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Breathitt 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
85-89%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Breathitt 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
0.05
0.40
# American Indian Students
2 Students
838 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
3 Students
12,131 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# Hispanic Students
22 Students
45,775 Students
% Hispanic Students
1%
7%
# Black Students
19 Students
71,824 Students
% Black Students
1%
10%
# White Students
1,885 Students
521,864 Students
% White Students
98%
77%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
849 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
3 Students
26,490 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
116
29,417
# Students in K Grade:
128
43,976
# Students in 1st Grade:
126
50,426
# Students in 2nd Grade:
137
49,404
# Students in 3rd Grade:
142
51,263
# Students in 4th Grade:
124
52,252
# Students in 5th Grade:
165
52,361
# Students in 6th Grade:
156
50,824
# Students in 7th Grade:
144
50,181
# Students in 8th Grade:
147
50,228
# Students in 9th Grade:
160
53,687
# Students in 10th Grade:
152
50,822
# Students in 11th Grade:
121
48,739
# Students in 12th Grade:
114
45,593
# Ungraded Students:
2
598

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,494 is higher 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 $11,649 is less 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
$24 MM
$28 MM
This chart display total revenue of Breathitt 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
$23 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total spending of Breathitt 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
$12,494
$12,004
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Breathitt 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
$11,649
$12,248
This chart display average spending per public school student in Breathitt 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 Breathitt County School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Highland-turner Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
10355 Hwy 30w
Booneville, KY 41314
(606) 295-7181
Grades: PK-6
| 224 students
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Breathitt Regional Juvenile Det Center
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2725 Hwy 30 W
Jackson, KY 41339
(606) 295-2350
Grades: 6-12
| 16 students
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Cadet Leadership Education Program
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2665 Hwy 30 W
Jackson, KY 41339
(606) 295-2267
Grades: 7-12
| 19 students
Rank: #44.
Marie Roberts-caney Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
115 Red Skin Run
Lost Creek, KY 41348
(606) 666-7775
Grades: PK-7
| 290 students
Rank: #55.
Lbj Elementary School
Math: 41% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
90 Lbj Road
Jackson, KY 41339
(606) 666-7181
Grades: PK-6
| 581 students
Rank: #66.
Breathitt County High School
Math: 26% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2307 Bobcat Lane
Jackson, KY 41339
(606) 666-7511
Grades: 9-12
| 518 students
Breathitt Residential Treatment Center
Alternative School
3826 Highway 15 S
Jackson, KY 41339
(606) 666-8820
Grades: K-12
| n/a students
244 Lbj Road
Jackson, KY 41339
(606) 666-8894
Grades: 7-9
| 286 students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 1,934 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 3%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85-89% (Btm 50% in KY)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.05

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