Carter County School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 12 public schools serving 4,445 students in Carter County School District. This district's average testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public schools in Kentucky.
Public Schools in Carter County School District 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).
The top ranked public schools in Carter County School District 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 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), which is less than the Kentucky public school average of 23% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Carter County School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Kentucky for:

Category
Attribute
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 10%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Carter 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
12 Schools
1,537 Schools
# Students
4,445 Students
679,771 Students
# Teachers
276 Teachers
42,042 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Carter County School District, which is ranked within the top 30% 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 97% has decreased from 98% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (KY)
Overall District Rank
#35 out of 173 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Carter County  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Carter 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)
59%
56%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Carter 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
97%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Carter 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
0.07
0.40
# American Indian Students
2 Students
838 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
11 Students
12,131 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# Hispanic Students
75 Students
45,775 Students
% Hispanic Students
2%
7%
# Black Students
13 Students
71,824 Students
% Black Students
n/a
10%
# White Students
4,298 Students
521,864 Students
% White Students
97%
77%
# Hawaiian Students
4 Students
849 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
42 Students
26,490 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
215
29,417
# Students in K Grade:
299
43,976
# Students in 1st Grade:
274
50,426
# Students in 2nd Grade:
334
49,404
# Students in 3rd Grade:
339
51,263
# Students in 4th Grade:
354
52,252
# Students in 5th Grade:
356
52,361
# Students in 6th Grade:
323
50,824
# Students in 7th Grade:
350
50,181
# Students in 8th Grade:
322
50,228
# Students in 9th Grade:
302
53,687
# Students in 10th Grade:
326
50,822
# Students in 11th Grade:
354
48,739
# Students in 12th Grade:
295
45,593
# Ungraded Students:
2
598

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $11,220 in this school district is less 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 $10,584 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
$50 MM
$28 MM
This chart display total revenue of Carter 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
$47 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total spending of Carter 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
$11,220
$12,004
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Carter 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
$10,584
$12,248
This chart display average spending per public school student in Carter 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 Carter County School District 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

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 4,445 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 3%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 97% (Top 10% in KY)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 56% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 59% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.07

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