Fort Thomas Independent School District

28 N Ft Thomas Ave
Fort Thomas, KY 41075
(District boundaries shown in map)
10/
10
Top 5%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 5%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 5%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 5%)
Science Proficiency
Highest science proficiency (Top 5%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 5 public schools serving 3,114 students in Fort Thomas Independent School District. This district's average testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 1% of public schools in Kentucky.
Public Schools in Fort Thomas Independent School District have an average math proficiency score of 68% (versus the Kentucky public school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 72% (versus the 45% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Fort Thomas Independent School District are Highlands High School, Woodfill Elementary School and Johnson Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Fort Thomas Independent School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Kentucky.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Kentucky public school average of 26% (majority Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (KY)
# Schools
5 Schools
1,535 Schools
# Students
3,114 Students
653,795 Students
# Teachers
189 Teachers
43,431 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Fort Thomas Independent School District, which is ranked within the top 5% 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 98% has decreased from 99% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (KY)
#2 out of 172 school districts
(Top 5%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Fort Thomas Independent  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
68%
38%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Fort Thomas 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.
72%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Fort Thomas 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.
48%
22%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Fort Thomas 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.
98%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Fort Thomas Independent  School District and public school graduation rate of KY by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.18
0.44
# American Indian Students
4 Students
853 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
47 Students
12,780 Students
% Asian Students
2%
2%
# Hispanic Students
90 Students
54,122 Students
% Hispanic Students
3%
8%
# Black Students
32 Students
69,939 Students
% Black Students
1%
11%
# White Students
2,816 Students
483,050 Students
% White Students
90%
74%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
1,016 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
124 Students
32,044 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
46
23,220
# Students in K Grade:
214
49,563
# Students in 1st Grade:
231
46,851
# Students in 2nd Grade:
215
47,051
# Students in 3rd Grade:
198
47,140
# Students in 4th Grade:
227
43,532
# Students in 5th Grade:
214
47,163
# Students in 6th Grade:
237
47,805
# Students in 7th Grade:
253
50,313
# Students in 8th Grade:
284
51,324
# Students in 9th Grade:
239
56,875
# Students in 10th Grade:
261
50,386
# Students in 11th Grade:
236
47,642
# Students in 12th Grade:
256
44,266
# Ungraded Students:
3
664

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $15,427 is higher than the state median of $14,317. The school district revenue/student has grown by 14% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $17,010 is higher than the state median of $14,055. The school district spending/student has grown by 14% over four school years.
This School District
This State (KY)
Total Revenue
$48 MM
$9,360 MM
This chart display total revenue of Fort Thomas 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
$53 MM
$9,189 MM
This chart display total spending of Fort Thomas 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
$15,427
$14,317
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Fort Thomas 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
$17,010
$14,055
This chart display average spending per public school student in Fort Thomas 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 Fort Thomas Independent School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Highlands High School
(Math: 73% | Reading: 80%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
2400 Memorial Pkwy
Fort Thomas, KY 41075
(859) 781-5900
Grades: 9-12
| 995 students
Rank: #22.
Woodfill Elementary School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1025 Alexandria Pk
Fort Thomas, KY 41075
(859) 441-0506
Grades: K-5
| 381 students
Rank: #33.
Johnson Elementary School
(Math: 72% | Reading: 76%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1180 N Ft Thomas Ave
Fort Thomas, KY 41075
(859) 441-2444
Grades: PK-5
| 457 students
Rank: #44.
Highlands Middle School
(Math: 66% | Reading: 69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2350 Memorial Pkwy
Fort Thomas, KY 41075
(859) 441-5222
Grades: 6-8
| 774 students
Rank: #55.
Moyer Elementary School
(Math: 66% | Reading: 66%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
219 Highland Ave
Fort Thomas, KY 41075
(859) 441-1180
Grades: PK-5
| 507 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Fort Thomas Independent School District?
Fort Thomas Independent School District manages 5 public schools serving 3,114 students.
What is the rank of Fort Thomas Independent School District?
Fort Thomas Independent School District is ranked #2 out of 171 school districts in Kentucky (top 5%) 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: Highest overall rank (Top 5%), Highest math proficiency (Top 5%), Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 5%), Highest science proficiency (Top 5%) and Highest graduation rate (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Fort Thomas Independent School District?
90% of Fort Thomas Independent School District students are White, 4% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Fort Thomas Independent School District?
Fort Thomas Independent School District has a student/teacher ratio of 16:1, which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 15:1.
What is Fort Thomas Independent School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $17,010 is higher than the state median of $14,055. The school district spending/student has grown by 14% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 5 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 3,114 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 10%
  • : 98% (Top 1% in KY)
  • : Top 5%
  • : 68% (Top 5%)
  • : 72% (Top 5%)
  • : 48% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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