Garrard County School District

322 West Maple Avenue
Lancaster, KY 40444-1064
(District boundaries shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 5 public schools serving 2,609 students in Garrard County School District. This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Kentucky.
Public Schools in Garrard County School District have an average math proficiency score of 35% (versus the Kentucky public school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 40% (versus the 45% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 11% 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
2,609 Students
653,795 Students
# Teachers
183 Teachers
43,431 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Garrard County 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 90-94% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School District
State Average (KY)
#102 out of 172 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Garrard County  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
35%
38%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Garrard 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 2021-22 school year data.
40%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Garrard 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 2021-22 school year data.
90-94%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Garrard County  School District and public school graduation rate of KY by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.21
0.44
# American Indian Students
3 Students
853 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
12 Students
12,780 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# Hispanic Students
131 Students
54,122 Students
% Hispanic Students
5%
8%
# Black Students
70 Students
69,939 Students
% Black Students
3%
11%
# White Students
2,311 Students
483,050 Students
% White Students
89%
74%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
1,016 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
82 Students
32,044 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
109
23,220
# Students in K Grade:
190
49,563
# Students in 1st Grade:
189
46,851
# Students in 2nd Grade:
170
47,051
# Students in 3rd Grade:
205
47,140
# Students in 4th Grade:
204
43,532
# Students in 5th Grade:
193
47,163
# Students in 6th Grade:
178
47,805
# Students in 7th Grade:
215
50,313
# Students in 8th Grade:
215
51,324
# Students in 9th Grade:
196
56,875
# Students in 10th Grade:
214
50,386
# Students in 11th Grade:
179
47,642
# Students in 12th Grade:
152
44,266
# Ungraded Students:
-
664

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,588 in this school district is less than the state median of $14,317. The school district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,756 is less than the state median of $14,055. The school district spending/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
This School District
This State (KY)
Total Revenue (20-21)
$33 MM
$9,360 MM
This chart display total revenue of Garrard County  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 (20-21)
$31 MM
$9,189 MM
This chart display total spending of Garrard County  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 (20-21)
$12,588
$14,317
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Garrard County  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 (20-21)
$11,756
$14,055
This chart display average spending per public school student in Garrard County  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 Garrard County School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Camp Dick Robinson Elementary School
(Math: 46% | Reading: 52%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
279 North Camp Dick Rd
Lancaster, KY 40444
(859) 792-6136
Grades: PK-5
| 472 students
Rank: #22.
Garrard County High School
(Math: 39% | Reading: 43%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
599 Industry Rd
Lancaster, KY 40444
(859) 792-2146
Grades: 9-12
| 741 students
Rank: #33.
Paint Lick Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
6798 Richmond Rd
Paint Lick, KY 40461
(859) 792-2122
Grades: PK-5
| 305 students
Rank: #44.
Lancaster Elementary School
(Math: 39% | Reading: 33%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
205 Lexington St
Lancaster, KY 40444
(859) 792-3047
Grades: PK-5
| 483 students
Rank: #55.
Garrard Middle School
(Math: 30% | Reading: 37%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
304 W Maple Ave
Lancaster, KY 40444
(859) 792-2108
Grades: 6-8
| 608 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Garrard County School District?
Garrard County School District manages 5 public schools serving 2,609 students.
What is the rank of Garrard County School District?
Garrard County School District is ranked #97 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: Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Garrard County School District?
89% of Garrard County School District students are White, 5% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Black, and 3% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Garrard County School District?
Garrard County School District has a student/teacher ratio of 14:1, which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 15:1.
What is Garrard County School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $11,756 is less than the state median of $14,055. The school district spending/student has grown by 5% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 5 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 2,609 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 11%
  • : 90-94% (Top 50% in KY)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 35% (Top 50%)
  • : 40% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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