Daviess County School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 23 public schools serving 11,102 students in Daviess 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 Daviess County School District have an average math proficiency score of 50% (versus the Kentucky public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 58% (versus the 56% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Daviess County School District are Deer Park Elementary School, Tamarack Elementary School and Daviess County Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Daviess County School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Kentucky.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the Kentucky public school average of 25% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Daviess County School District
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (KY)
# Schools
23 Schools
1,532 Schools
# Students
11,102 Students
658,809 Students
# Teachers
689 Teachers
42,518 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Daviess County School District, which is ranked within the top 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 92% has decreased from 93% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (KY)
Overall District Rank
#61 out of 173 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Daviess County  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Daviess 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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
56%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Daviess 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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
92%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Daviess County  School District and public school graduation rate of KY by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.36
0.43
# American Indian Students
24 Students
856 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
503 Students
12,629 Students
% Asian Students
5%
2%
# Hispanic Students
776 Students
51,627 Students
% Hispanic Students
7%
8%
# Black Students
382 Students
69,971 Students
% Black Students
3%
11%
# White Students
8,863 Students
492,417 Students
% White Students
80%
75%
# Hawaiian Students
15 Students
902 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
539 Students
30,411 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
372
20,258
# Students in K Grade:
708
45,611
# Students in 1st Grade:
842
49,131
# Students in 2nd Grade:
831
48,196
# Students in 3rd Grade:
747
43,885
# Students in 4th Grade:
812
47,539
# Students in 5th Grade:
822
48,330
# Students in 6th Grade:
784
50,636
# Students in 7th Grade:
880
51,731
# Students in 8th Grade:
839
52,396
# Students in 9th Grade:
856
53,890
# Students in 10th Grade:
891
52,232
# Students in 11th Grade:
898
48,687
# Students in 12th Grade:
808
45,632
# Ungraded Students:
12
655

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,102 in this school district is less 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 $11,505 is less 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
$134 MM
$28 MM
This chart display total revenue of Daviess County  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in KY by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending
$128 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total spending of Daviess County  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in KY by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$12,102
$12,790
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Daviess County  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
$11,505
$13,085
This chart display average spending per public school student in Daviess County  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 Daviess County School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Deer Park Elementary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4959 New Hartford Road
Owensboro, KY 42303
(270) 852-7270
Grades: PK-5
| 497 students
Rank: #22.
Tamarack Elementary School
Math: 66% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1733 Tamarack Road
Owensboro, KY 42301
(270) 852-7550
Grades: PK-5
| 489 students
Rank: #33.
Daviess County Middle School
Math: 54% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(2)
1415 E. Fourth Street
Owensboro, KY 42303
(270) 852-7600
Grades: 6-8
| 861 students
Rank: #44.
Highland Elementary School
Math: 62% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2909 Kentucky 54
Owensboro, KY 42303
(270) 852-7370
Grades: PK-5
| 484 students
Rank: #55.
Audubon Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
300 Worthington Road
Owensboro, KY 42301
(270) 852-7150
Grades: PK-5
| 443 students
Rank: #66.
Country Heights Elementary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4961 Kentucky 54
Owensboro, KY 42303
(270) 852-7250
Grades: PK-5
| 395 students
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
Southern Oaks Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
7525 U.s. Highway 431
Utica, KY 42376
(270) 852-7570
Grades: PK-5
| 446 students
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
West Louisville Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
8400 Hwy 56
Owensboro, KY 42301
(270) 852-7650
Grades: PK-5
| 310 students
Rank: #99.
F T Burns Elementary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4514 Goetz Drive
Owensboro, KY 42301
(270) 852-7170
Grades: PK-5
| 457 students
Rank: #1010.
College View Middle School
Math: 49% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
5061 New Hartford Road
Owensboro, KY 42303
(270) 852-7500
Grades: 6-8
| 836 students
Rank: #1111.
Whitesville Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
9656 Ky 54
Whitesville, KY 42378
(270) 852-7670
Grades: PK-5
| 323 students
Rank: #1212.
East View Elementary School
Math: 53% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(2)
6104 Ky Hwy 405
Owensboro, KY 42303
(270) 852-7350
Grades: PK-5
| 480 students
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
The Center For Academic Improvement
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3361 Buckland Square
Owensboro, KY 42301
(270) 852-7200
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
Owensboro Day Treatment
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3108 Fairview Drive
Owensboro, KY 42303
(270) 687-7247
Grades: 7-12
| 14 students
Rank: #1515.
Daviess County High School
Math: 44% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
4255 New Hartford Road
Owensboro, KY 42303
(270) 852-7300
Grades: 9-12
| 1,772 students
Rank: #1616.
Sorgho Elementary School
Math: 41% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
5390 Ky Hwy 56
Owensboro, KY 42301
(270) 852-7470
Grades: PK-5
| 385 students
Rank: #1717.
F T Burns Middle School
Math: 41% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
4610 Goetz Drive
Owensboro, KY 42301
(270) 852-7400
Grades: 6-8
| 797 students
Rank: #18 - 1918. - 19.
Apollo High School
Math: 40% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2280 Tamarack Road
Owensboro, KY 42301
(270) 852-7100
Grades: 9-12
| 1,473 students
Rank: #18 - 1918. - 19.
Meadow Lands Elementary School
Math: 40% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
3500 Hayden Road
Owensboro, KY 42303
(270) 852-7450
Grades: PK-5
| 414 students
Rank: #2020.
Valley Elementary School
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1000 Industrial Drive
Owensboro, KY 42301
(270) 689-6773
Grades: K-8
| 19 students
Rank: #2121.
Heritage Park High School
Alternative School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3361 Buckland Square
Owensboro, KY 42301
(270) 852-7200
Grades: 9-12
| 190 students
Rank: n/an/a
Kentucky Tech - Daviess County Campus
Vocational School
1901 Southeastern Pkwy
Owensboro, KY 42303
(270) 687-7260
Grades: Inquire with school
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Valley High School
Alternative School
1000 Industrial Dr.
Owensboro, KY 42301
(270) 689-6773
Grades: 9-12
| 17 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Daviess County
  • 1622 Southeastern Parkway, Owensboro, KY, 42303
  • (270) 852-7000
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 11,102 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 20%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 92% (Btm 50% in KY)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 57% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.36

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