Caverna Independent School District

1102 N Dixie Hwy
Cave City, KY 42127
(District boundaries shown in map)
1/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 3 public schools serving 645 students in Caverna Independent School District. This district's average testing ranking is 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Kentucky.
Public Schools in Caverna Independent School District have an average math proficiency score of 14% (versus the Kentucky public school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 31% (versus the 45% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Kentucky public school average of 26% (majority Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (KY)
# Schools
3 Schools
1,535 Schools
# Students
645 Students
653,795 Students
# Teachers
62 Teachers
43,431 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
10:1

District Rank

Caverna Independent School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 171 school districts in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2021-2022 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 80-89% has decreased from 85-89% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (KY)
#169 out of 172 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Caverna Independent  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
13%
38%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Caverna Independent  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 2021-22 school year data.
31%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Caverna Independent  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 2021-22 school year data.
10-14%
22%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Caverna Independent  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of KY by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
80-89%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Caverna Independent  School District and public school graduation rate of KY by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.47
0.44
# American Indian Students
1 Student
853 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
n/a
12,780 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# Hispanic Students
41 Students
54,122 Students
% Hispanic Students
6%
8%
# Black Students
75 Students
69,939 Students
% Black Students
12%
11%
# White Students
458 Students
483,050 Students
% White Students
71%
74%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
1,016 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
70 Students
32,044 Students
% of Two or more races Students
11%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
38
23,220
# Students in K Grade:
45
49,563
# Students in 1st Grade:
52
46,851
# Students in 2nd Grade:
43
47,051
# Students in 3rd Grade:
35
47,140
# Students in 4th Grade:
39
43,532
# Students in 5th Grade:
36
47,163
# Students in 6th Grade:
40
47,805
# Students in 7th Grade:
59
50,313
# Students in 8th Grade:
64
51,324
# Students in 9th Grade:
66
56,875
# Students in 10th Grade:
50
50,386
# Students in 11th Grade:
42
47,642
# Students in 12th Grade:
36
44,266
# Ungraded Students:
-
664

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $17,457 is higher than the state median of $14,317. The school district revenue/student has grown by 25% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $15,940 is higher than the state median of $14,055. The school district spending/student has grown by 20% over four school years.
This School District
This State (KY)
Total Revenue
$11 MM
$9,360 MM
This chart display total revenue of Caverna Independent  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
$10 MM
$9,189 MM
This chart display total spending of Caverna Independent  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
$17,457
$14,317
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Caverna Independent  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
$15,940
$14,055
This chart display average spending per public school student in Caverna Independent  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 Caverna Independent School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Caverna High School
(Math: 20-29% | Reading: 40-49%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2276 S Dixie St.
Horse Cave, KY 42749
(270) 773-2828
Grades: 9-12
| 194 students
Rank: #22.
Caverna Elementary School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1106 N Dixie Hwy
Cave City, KY 42127
(270) 773-3671
Grades: PK-5
| 288 students
Rank: #33.
Caverna Middle School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2276 S Dixie Hwy
Horse Cave, KY 42749
(270) 773-4665
Grades: 6-8
| 163 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Caverna Independent School District?
Caverna Independent School District manages 3 public schools serving 645 students.
What is the rank of Caverna Independent School District?
Caverna Independent School District is ranked #168 out of 171 school districts in Kentucky (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2021-2022 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Kentucky school districts for: Most diverse schools (Top 1%) and Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Caverna Independent School District?
71% of Caverna Independent School District students are White, 12% of students are Black, 11% of students are Two or more races, and 6% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Caverna Independent School District?
Caverna Independent School District has a student/teacher ratio of 10:1, which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 15:1.
What is Caverna Independent School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $15,940 is higher than the state median of $14,055. The school district spending/student has grown by 20% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 3 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 645 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 29%
  • : 80-89% (Btm 50% in KY)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 13% (Btm 50%)
  • : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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