Carter County School District

228 S Carol Malone Blvd
Grayson, KY 41143
(District boundaries shown in map)
7/
10
Top 50%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 5%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 12 public schools serving 3,961 students in Carter County School District. This district's average testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Kentucky.
Public Schools in Carter County School District have an average math proficiency score of 27% (versus the Kentucky public school average of 30%), and reading proficiency score of 43% (versus the 41% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Kentucky public school average of 26% (majority Black).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (KY)
# Schools
12 Schools
1,535 Schools
# Students
3,961 Students
653,795 Students
# Teachers
262 Teachers
43,431 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Carter County School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 171 school districts in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 97% has decreased from 98% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (KY)
#61 out of 172 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Carter County  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
27%
30%
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 2020-21 school year data.
43%
42%
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 2020-21 school year data.
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 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.08
0.44
# American Indian Students
1 Student
853 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
9 Students
12,780 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# Hispanic Students
83 Students
54,122 Students
% Hispanic Students
2%
8%
# Black Students
15 Students
69,939 Students
% Black Students
1%
11%
# White Students
3,805 Students
483,050 Students
% White Students
96%
74%
# Hawaiian Students
3 Students
1,016 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
45 Students
32,044 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
129
23,220
# Students in K Grade:
302
49,563
# Students in 1st Grade:
285
46,851
# Students in 2nd Grade:
271
47,051
# Students in 3rd Grade:
298
47,140
# Students in 4th Grade:
277
43,532
# Students in 5th Grade:
253
47,163
# Students in 6th Grade:
289
47,805
# Students in 7th Grade:
296
50,313
# Students in 8th Grade:
339
51,324
# Students in 9th Grade:
331
56,875
# Students in 10th Grade:
299
50,386
# Students in 11th Grade:
305
47,642
# Students in 12th Grade:
285
44,266
# Ungraded Students:
2
664

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,115 in this school district is less than the state median of $14,317. The school district revenue/student has grown by 14% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,033 is less than the state median of $14,055. The school district spending/student has grown by 8% over four school years.
This School District
This State (KY)
Total Revenue
$52 MM
$9,360 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 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$48 MM
$9,189 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 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$13,115
$14,317
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Carter County  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in KY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$12,033
$14,055
This chart display average spending per public school student in Carter County  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in KY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Carter County School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Carter City Elementary School
(Math: 70-79% | Reading: 80-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
13321 State Hwy 2
Grayson, KY 41143
(606) 474-6121
Grades: PK-5
| 112 students
Rank: #22.
Star Elementary School
(Math: 50-59% | Reading: 50-59%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
8249 E Us Hwy 60
Rush, KY 41168
(606) 474-5756
Grades: PK-5
| 126 students
Rank: #33.
Olive Hill Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
825 E Tom T Hall Blvd
Olive Hill, KY 41164
(606) 286-5385
Grades: PK-5
| 381 students
Rank: #44.
Prichard Elementary School
(Math: 34% | Reading: 40%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
401 E Main St
Grayson, KY 41143
(606) 474-8815
Grades: PK-5
| 573 students
Rank: #55.
East Carter County High School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
405 Hitchins Rd
Grayson, KY 41143
(606) 474-5714
Grades: 9-12
| 708 students
Rank: #66.
West Carter Middle School
(Math: 23% | Reading: 43%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
150 Warrior Drive
Olive Hill, KY 41164
(606) 286-5354
Grades: 6-8
| 395 students
Rank: #77.
West Carter County High School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
365 West Carter Dr
Olive Hill, KY 41164
(606) 286-2481
Grades: 9-12
| 514 students
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
Heritage Elementary School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
4863 S State Hwy 1
Grayson, KY 41143
(606) 474-5784
Grades: PK-5
| 313 students
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
Tygart Creek Elementary School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
19743 W Us Hwy 60
Olive Hill, KY 41164
(606) 286-2110
Grades: PK-5
| 310 students
Rank: #1010.
East Carter Middle School
(Math: 21% | Reading: 41%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1 Spirit Lane
Grayson, KY 41143
(606) 474-5156
Grades: 6-8
| 529 students
Rank: n/an/a
Carter County Career And Technical Center
Vocational School
15 Grahn Rd.
Olive Hill, KY 41164
(606) 286-4022
Grades: 9-12
| 0 students
Rank: n/an/a
Carter Virtual Academy
Alternative School
372 West Carter Dr.
Olive Hill, KY 41164
(606) 286-4022
Grades: K-12
| 0 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Carter County School District?
Carter County School District manages 12 public schools serving 3,961 students.
What is the rank of Carter County School District?
Carter County School District is ranked #65 out of 171 school districts in Kentucky (top 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Kentucky school districts for: Highest graduation rate (Top 5%)
What is the racial composition of students in Carter County School District?
96% of Carter County School District students are White, 2% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Carter County School District?
Carter County School District has a student/teacher ratio of 15:1, which is equal to the Kentucky state average of 15:1.
What is Carter County School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $12,033 is less than the state median of $14,055. The school district spending/student has grown by 8% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 12 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 3,961 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 4%
  • : 97% (Top 5% in KY)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 27% (Top 50%)
  • : 43% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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