Covington Independent School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 11 public schools serving 4,024 students in Covington 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 Covington Independent School District have an average math proficiency score of 30% (versus the Kentucky public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 41% (versus the 56% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Covington Independent School District are Glenn O Swing Elementary School, Latonia Elementary School and Covington Adult High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Covington Independent School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Kentucky.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Kentucky public school average of 23% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Covington 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%)

Overview

School District Name
Covington Independent School District
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (KY)
# Schools
11 Schools
1,537 Schools
# Students
4,024 Students
679,771 Students
# Teachers
277 Teachers
42,042 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Covington Independent School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 78% has decreased from 80-84% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (KY)
Overall District Rank
#163 out of 173 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Covington Independent  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Covington 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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
56%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Covington 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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
78%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Covington Independent  School District and public school graduation rate of KY by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.68
0.40
# American Indian Students
1 Student
838 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
1 Student
12,131 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# Hispanic Students
603 Students
45,775 Students
% Hispanic Students
15%
7%
# Black Students
1,245 Students
71,824 Students
% Black Students
31%
10%
# White Students
1,780 Students
521,864 Students
% White Students
44%
77%
# Hawaiian Students
15 Students
849 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
379 Students
26,490 Students
% of Two or more races Students
10%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
373
29,417
# Students in K Grade:
302
43,976
# Students in 1st Grade:
356
50,426
# Students in 2nd Grade:
343
49,404
# Students in 3rd Grade:
350
51,263
# Students in 4th Grade:
359
52,252
# Students in 5th Grade:
318
52,361
# Students in 6th Grade:
273
50,824
# Students in 7th Grade:
247
50,181
# Students in 8th Grade:
252
50,228
# Students in 9th Grade:
252
53,687
# Students in 10th Grade:
225
50,822
# Students in 11th Grade:
204
48,739
# Students in 12th Grade:
169
45,593
# Ungraded Students:
1
598

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,954 is higher than the state median of $11,560. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $15,573 is higher than the state median of $11,529. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (KY)
Total Revenue
$56 MM
$27 MM
This chart display total revenue of Covington Independent  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in KY by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending
$63 MM
$27 MM
This chart display total spending of Covington Independent  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in KY by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$13,954
$11,560
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Covington Independent  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in KY by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$15,573
$11,529
This chart display average spending per public school student in Covington Independent  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in KY by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Best Covington Independent School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Glenn O Swing Elementary School
Math: 61% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
501 W 19th St
Covington, KY 41014
(859) 292-5821
Grades: K-5
| 498 students
Rank: #22.
Latonia Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
39th & Huntington Avenue
Latonia, KY 41015
(859) 292-5825
Grades: K-5
| 392 students
Rank: #33.
Covington Adult High School
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
212 Levassor Drive
Covington, KY 41014
(859) 292-5864
Grades: 9-12
| 8 students
Rank: #44.
John G Carlisle Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
910 Holman St
Covington, KY 41011
(859) 292-5812
Grades: K-5
| 330 students
Rank: #55.
Sixth District Elementary School
Math: 29% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
19th And Maryland
Covington, KY 41014
(859) 292-5819
Grades: K-5
| 409 students
Rank: #66.
Holmes Middle School
Math: 23% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2500 Madison Avenue
Covington, KY 41014
(859) 655-9545
Grades: 6-8
| 756 students
Rank: #77.
Ninth District Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2800 Indiana Ave
Latonia, KY 41015
(859) 292-5823
Grades: K-5
| 393 students
Rank: #88.
Holmes High School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
25th And Madison Ave
Covington, KY 41014
(859) 655-9545
Grades: 9-12
| 807 students
Rank: #99.
Transformational Learning Center
Alternative School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
200 Home Road
Covington, KY 41011
(859) 581-7512
Grades: K-12
| 58 students
1124 Scott Blvd
Covington, KY 41011
(859) 292-5895
Grades: PK
| 373 students
Chapman Vocational Education Center
Vocational School
25th And Madison Streets
Covington, KY 41014
(859) 291-5911
Grades: n/a
| n/a students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 4,024 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 56%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 78% (Btm 50% in KY)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 41% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.68

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