Covington Independent School District

25 E Seventh St
Covington , KY 41011
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Grades: PK - 12

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%)
For the 2022-23 school year, there are 11 public schools serving 3,796 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 62% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Kentucky public school average of 25% (majority Black).

Overview

2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (KY)
# Schools
11 Schools
1,531 Schools
# Students
3,796 Students
658,809 Students
# Teachers
287 Teachers
42,518 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1

District Rank

Covington Independent School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 170 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 2020-2021 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
0.72
0.43
# American Indian Students
1 Student
856 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
3 Students
12,629 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# Hispanic Students
811 Students
51,627 Students
% Hispanic Students
21%
8%
# Black Students
1,062 Students
69,971 Students
% Black Students
28%
11%
# White Students
1,462 Students
492,417 Students
% White Students
39%
75%
# Hawaiian Students
8 Students
902 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
452 Students
30,411 Students
% of Two or more races Students
12%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
229
20,258
# Students in K Grade:
309
45,611
# Students in 1st Grade:
354
49,131
# Students in 2nd Grade:
338
48,196
# Students in 3rd Grade:
310
43,885
# Students in 4th Grade:
301
47,539
# Students in 5th Grade:
295
48,330
# Students in 6th Grade:
261
50,636
# Students in 7th Grade:
254
51,731
# Students in 8th Grade:
242
52,396
# Students in 9th Grade:
301
53,890
# Students in 10th Grade:
227
52,232
# Students in 11th Grade:
213
48,687
# Students in 12th Grade:
161
45,632
# Ungraded Students:
1
655

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $15,799 is higher than the state median of $12,790. The school district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $15,874 is higher than the state median of $13,085. The school district spending/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
This School District
This State (KY)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$60 MM
$28 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 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$60 MM
$29 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 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$15,799
$12,790
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 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$15,874
$13,085
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 2018-19 school year data.

Best Covington Independent School District Public Schools (2022-23)

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
| 417 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
| 331 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
| 11 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
| 351 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
| 412 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
| 737 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
| 386 students
Rank: #88.
Holmes High School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
25th And Madison Ave
Covington, KY 41014
(859) 655-9545
Grades: 9-12
| 828 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
| 94 students
Rank: n/an/a
1124 Scott Blvd
Covington, KY 41011
(859) 292-5895
Grades: PK
| 229 students
Rank: n/an/a
Chapman Vocational Education Center
Vocational School
25th And Madison Streets
Covington, KY 41014
(859) 291-5911
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • District size: 11
  • Enrollment: 3,796 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 62%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 78% (Btm 50% in KY)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 41% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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