Top 10 Best Carter County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 12 public schools serving 4,445 students in Carter County, KY. Carter County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Kentucky.
The top ranked public schools in Carter County, KY are Carter City Elementary School, Star Elementary School and Heritage Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Carter County, KY public schools have an average math proficiency score of 56% (versus the Kentucky public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 59% (versus the 56% statewide average). Schools in Carter County have an average ranking of 9/10, which is in the top 20% of Kentucky public schools.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Kentucky public school average of 23% (majority Black).

Best Carter County Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Carter City Elementary School
Math: 70-79% | Reading: 70-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
13321 State Hwy 2
Grayson, KY 41143
(606) 474-6121
Grades: PK-5
| 133 students
Rank: #22.
Star Elementary School
Math: 60-69% | Reading: 70-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
8249 E Us Hwy 60
Rush, KY 41168
(606) 474-5756
Grades: PK-5
| 138 students
Rank: #33.
Heritage Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4863 S State Hwy 1
Grayson, KY 41143
(606) 474-5784
Grades: PK-5
| 363 students
Rank: #44.
East Carter Middle School
Math: 59% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1 Spirit Lane
Grayson, KY 41143
(606) 474-5156
Grades: 6-8
| 553 students
Rank: #55.
Tygart Creek Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
19743 W Us Hwy 60
Olive Hill, KY 41164
(606) 286-2110
Grades: PK-5
| 414 students
Rank: #66.
West Carter Middle School
Math: 55% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(2)
150 Warrior Drive
Olive Hill, KY 41164
(606) 286-5354
Grades: 6-8
| 442 students
Rank: #77.
Olive Hill Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
825 E Tom T Hall Blvd
Olive Hill, KY 41164
(606) 286-5385
Grades: PK-5
| 436 students
Rank: #88.
Prichard Elementary School
Math: 59% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
401 E Main St
Grayson, KY 41143
(606) 474-8815
Grades: PK-5
| 687 students
Rank: #99.
East Carter County High School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
405 Hitchins Rd
Grayson, KY 41143
(606) 474-5714
Grades: 9-12
| 714 students
Rank: #1010.
West Carter County High School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
365 West Carter Dr
Olive Hill, KY 41164
(606) 286-2481
Grades: 9-12
| 558 students
Carter County Career And Technical Center
Vocational School
15 Grahn Rd.
Olive Hill, KY 41164
(606) 286-4022
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Carter Virtual Academy
Alternative School
372 West Carter Dr.
Olive Hill, KY 41164
(606) 286-4022
Grades: 9-12
| 7 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Carter County, KY

Carter County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
12594 St Hwy 2
Carter, KY 41128
(606) 474-6121
Grades: PK-5
| 157 students
21039 West Us Hwy 60
Olive Hill, KY 41164
(606) 286-2110
Grades: PK-5
| 264 students

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