Top 5 Best Carroll County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 7 public schools serving 2,058 students in Carroll County, KY (there are 1 private school, serving 141 private students). 94% of all K-12 students in Carroll County, KY are educated in public schools (compared to the KY state average of 91%).
The top ranked public schools in Carroll County, KY are Carroll County High School, Carroll County Middle School and Cartmell Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Carroll County, KY public schools have an average math proficiency score of 12% (versus the Kentucky public school average of 30%), and reading proficiency score of 22% (versus the 41% statewide average). Schools in Carroll County have an average ranking of 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Kentucky public schools.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Kentucky public school average of 26% (majority Black).

Best Carroll County Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Carroll County High School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1706 Highland Ave
Carrollton, KY 41008
(502) 732-7075
Grades: 9-12
| 557 students
Rank: #22.
Carroll County Middle School
Math: 11% | Reading: 25%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
408 5th St
Carrollton, KY 41008
(502) 732-7080
Grades: 5-8
| 623 students
Rank: #33.
Cartmell Elementary School
Math: 12% | Reading: 17%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1708 Highland Ave
Carrollton, KY 41008
(502) 732-7085
Grades: 2-4
| 401 students
Rank: n/an/a
619 9th Street
Carrollton, KY 41008
(502) 732-7016
Grades: PK
| 184 students
Rank: n/an/a
Carroll County Area Technology Center
Vocational School
1704 Highland Ave
Carrollton, KY 41008
(502) 732-4479
Grades: 8-12
| 0 students
Rank: n/an/a
Ilead Academy
Vocational School
2557 Ky-227
Carrollton, KY 41008
(502) 732-3090
Grades: 9-12
| 0 students
Rank: n/an/a
Kathryn Winn Primary
907 Hawkins St
Carrollton, KY 41008
(502) 732-7090
Grades: K-1
| 293 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Carroll County, KY

Carroll County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
1706 Highland Ave
Carrollton, KY 41008
(502) 732-7112
Grades: 8-12
| 11 students
Ilead Academy (Closed 2021)
Alternative School
2557 Highway 227
Carrollton, KY 41008
(502) 732-3090
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Carroll County, KY?
The top ranked public schools in Carroll County, KY include Carroll County High School, Carroll County Middle School and Cartmell Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in Carroll County, KY?
7 public schools are located in Carroll County, KY.
What percentage of students in Carroll County, KY go to public school?
94% of all K-12 students in Carroll County, KY are educated in public schools (compared to the KY state average of 91%).
What is the racial composition of students in Carroll County, KY?
Carroll County, KY public schools minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Kentucky public schools average of 26% (majority Black).

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