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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 12 public schools in Carter County, KY, serving 4,445 students.
  • Carter County, KY public school have an average math proficiency score of 52% (versus the Kentucky public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 60% (versus the 56% statewide average). Schools in Carter County have an average ranking in the top 20% of Kentucky public schools.
  • The top ranked public schools in Carter County, KY are Star Elementary School, Carter City Elementary School and Heritage Elementary School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Kentucky public school average of 23% (majority Black).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Kentucky public school average of 16:1.

Top Carter County Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Carter City Elementary School Math: 60-69% | Reading: 70-79%
    Rank: Top 10%
    13321 State Hwy 2
    Grayson, KY 41143
    (606)474-6121

    Grades: PK-5 | 133 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
  • East Carter County High School Math: 49% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    405 Hitchins Rd
    Grayson, KY 41143
    (606)474-5714

    Grades: 9-12 | 714 students
  • East Carter Middle School Math: 57% | Reading: 66%
    Rank: Top 20%
    1 Spirit Lane
    Grayson, KY 41143
    (606)474-5156

    Grades: 6-8 | 553 students
  • Heritage Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank: Top 20%
    4863 S State Hwy 1
    Grayson, KY 41143
    (606)474-5784

    Grades: PK-5 | 363 students
  • Olive Hill Elementary School Math: 41% | Reading: 51%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    825 E Tom T Hall Blvd
    Olive Hill, KY 41164
    (606)286-5385

    Grades: PK-5 | 436 students
  • Prichard Elementary School Math: 50% | Reading: 59%
    Rank: Top 50%
    401 E Main St
    Grayson, KY 41143
    (606)474-8815

    Grades: PK-5 | 687 students
  • Star Elementary School Math: 70-79% | Reading: 70-79%
    Rank: Top 5%
    8249 E Us Hwy 60
    Rush, KY 41168
    (606)474-5756

    Grades: PK-5 | 138 students
  • Tygart Creek Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank: Top 30%
    19743 W Us Hwy 60
    Olive Hill, KY 41164
    (606)286-2110

    Grades: PK-5 | 414 students
  • West Carter County High School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    365 West Carter Dr
    Olive Hill, KY 41164
    (606)286-2481

    Grades: 9-12 | 558 students
  • West Carter Middle School Math: 50% | Reading: 59%
    Rank: Top 50%
    150 Warrior Drive
    Olive Hill, KY 41164
    (606)286-5354

    Grades: 6-8 | 442 students
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