Casey County School District

1922 N Us 127
Liberty, KY 42539-7701
(District boundaries shown in map)
8/
10
Top 30%

Top Rankings

Casey 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%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 4 public elementary schools serving 1,588 students in Casey County School District. This district's average elementary testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public elementary schools in Kentucky.
Public Elementary Schools in Casey County School District have an average math proficiency score of 38% (versus the Kentucky public elementary school average of 30%), and reading proficiency score of 40% (versus the 42% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Kentucky public elementary school average of 27% (majority Black).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (KY)
# Schools
5 Schools
1,077 Schools
# Students
2,202 Students
442,602 Students
# Teachers
148 Teachers
30,457 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Casey County School District, which is ranked within the top 30% 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 95% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (KY)
#46 out of 172 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Casey County  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
39%
30%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Casey 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.
41%
42%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Casey 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.
≥95%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Casey County  School District and public school graduation rate of KY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.22
0.45
# American Indian Students
2 Students
576 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
12 Students
8,710 Students
% Asian Students
1%
2%
# Hispanic Students
174 Students
37,570 Students
% Hispanic Students
8%
9%
# Black Students
12 Students
48,230 Students
% Black Students
1%
11%
# White Students
1,943 Students
323,572 Students
% White Students
88%
73%
# Hawaiian Students
7 Students
698 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
52 Students
23,246 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
61
16,521
# Students in K Grade:
173
47,041
# Students in 1st Grade:
172
46,851
# Students in 2nd Grade:
157
47,051
# Students in 3rd Grade:
186
47,140
# Students in 4th Grade:
163
43,532
# Students in 5th Grade:
153
47,163
# Students in 6th Grade:
179
47,805
# Students in 7th Grade:
182
43,097
# Students in 8th Grade:
162
43,927
# Students in 9th Grade:
177
3,249
# Students in 10th Grade:
166
3,061
# Students in 11th Grade:
143
3,005
# Students in 12th Grade:
125
3,082
# Ungraded Students:
3
77

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $14,561 is higher than the state median of $14,317. The school district revenue/student has grown by 19% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $14,020 is less than the state median of $14,055. The school district spending/student has grown by 12% over four school years.
This School District
This State (KY)
Total Revenue
$32 MM
$9,360 MM
This chart display total revenue of Casey 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
$31 MM
$9,189 MM
This chart display total spending of Casey 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
$14,561
$14,317
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Casey 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
$14,020
$14,055
This chart display average spending per public school student in Casey 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 Casey County School District Public Elementary Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Liberty Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
75 College St
Liberty, KY 42539
(606) 787-6942
Grades: PK-5
| 380 students
Rank: #22.
Walnut Hill Elementary School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2834 S Us 127
Liberty, KY 42539
(606) 787-6942
Grades: PK-5
| 381 students
Rank: #33.
Casey County Middle School
(Math: 32% | Reading: 42%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1673 E Ky 70
Liberty, KY 42539
(606) 787-6942
Grades: 6-8
| 523 students
Rank: #44.
Jones Park Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
6295 East Ky 70
Liberty, KY 42539
(606) 787-6942
Grades: PK-5
| 304 students

Recent Articles

Busing and Desegregation: Understanding the Link
Busing and Desegregation: Understanding the Link
What happens when a school district stops busing students? Could segregation once again be a reality for public school districts? Wake County in North Carolina is testing the segregation waters with its decision to stop busing students in their district.
Surveillance Cameras: Violation of Rights or Improved Security?
Surveillance Cameras: Violation of Rights or Improved Security?
A school district in Virginia has given the green light to schools that want to install surveillance cameras in common areas like cafeterias and hallways. We’ll look at whether this is a violation of student privacy or the best way to keep order in schools.
Teaching in Contemporary Times
March 04, 2024
Teaching in Contemporary Times
We explore why individuals choose teaching, illuminating intrinsic motivations, the influence of role models, the pursuit of lifelong learning, and the aspiration to impact society.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 5 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 2,202 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • : ≥95% (Top 10% in KY)
  • : Top 30%
  • : 39% (Top 20%)
  • : 41% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Quick Links