Top 10 Best Graves County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 14 public schools serving 5,968 students in Graves County, KY (there are 2 private schools, serving 108 private students). 98% of all K-12 students in Graves County, KY are educated in public schools (compared to the KY state average of 91%). Graves County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Kentucky.
The top ranked public schools in Graves County, KY are Fancy Farm Elementary School, Farmington Elementary School and Symsonia Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Graves County, KY public schools have an average math proficiency score of 42% (versus the Kentucky public school average of 30%), and reading proficiency score of 47% (versus the 41% statewide average). Schools in Graves County have an average ranking of 10/10, which is in the top 10% of Kentucky public schools.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Kentucky public school average of 26% (majority Black).

Best Graves County Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Fancy Farm Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
270 State Route 339 South
Fancy Farm, KY 42039
(270) 674-4820
Grades: PK-6
| 310 students
Rank: #22.
Farmington Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
7730 State Rt 121 S
Mayfield, KY 42066
(270) 328-4830
Grades: PK-6
| 269 students
Rank: #33.
Symsonia Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
11730 State Route 131
Symsonia, KY 42082
(270) 674-4860
Grades: PK-6
| 372 students
Rank: #44.
Graves County Central Elementary School
Math: 60% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2262 State Rt 121 N
Mayfield, KY 42066
(270) 328-4901
Grades: PK-6
| 472 students
Rank: #55.
Sedalia Elementary School
Math: 50% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
5252 St. Rt 97
Mayfield, KY 42066
(270) 328-4850
Grades: PK-6
| 367 students
Rank: #66.
Wingo Elementary School
Math: 53% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
449 Lebanon St
Wingo, KY 42088
(270) 328-4870
Grades: PK-6
| 413 students
Rank: #77.
Mayfield Youth Development Center
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3179 State Rt 45 S
Mayfield, KY 42066
(270) 247-9609
Grades: 6-12
| 4 students
Rank: #88.
Graves County Middle School
Math: 37% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
625 Jimtown Rd
Mayfield, KY 42066
(270) 328-4890
Grades: 7-8
| 613 students
Rank: #99.
Mayfield Elementary School
Math: 41% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1004 Backusburg Rd
Mayfield, KY 42066
(270) 247-8696
Grades: PK-4
| 894 students
Rank: #1010.
Graves County High School
Math: 35% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1220 Eagles Way
Mayfield, KY 42066
(270) 328-6242
Grades: 9-12
| 1,120 students
Rank: #1111.
Mayfield Middle School
Math: 28% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
112 W College St
Mayfield, KY 42066
(270) 247-7521
Grades: 5-8
| 590 students
Rank: #1212.
Mayfield High School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
700 Douthitt St
Mayfield, KY 42066
(270) 247-4461
Grades: 9-12
| 514 students
Rank: n/an/a
Gateway High School
Alternative School
1211 Eagles Way
Mayfield, KY 42066
(270) 328-4979
Grades: 7-12
| 30 students
Rank: n/an/a
Mayfield/graves County Area Tech Center
Vocational School
710 Douthitt Street
Mayfield, KY 42066
(270) 247-4710
Grades: 8-12
| 0 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Graves County, KY

Graves County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
501 S Hamilton St
Mayfield, KY 42066
(270) 328-4810
Grades: PK-6
| 185 students
914 East College St
Mayfield, KY 42066
(270) 247-5916
Grades: PK-K
| 125 students
105 Scottie Dr
Mayfield, KY 42066
(270) 623-6144
Grades: 7-12
| n/a students
416 Central Ave
Mayfield, KY 42066
(270) 247-5524
Grades: 1-3
| 379 students
6775 State Route 440
Lowes, KY 42061
(270) 674-4840
Grades: PK-6
| 239 students
3233 Shaw Rd
Melber, KY 42069
(270) 674-6065
Grades: 5-12
| 26 students
1201 W Broadway
Mayfield, KY 42066
(270) 247-5588
Grades: 4-5
| 210 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Graves County, KY?
The top ranked public schools in Graves County, KY include Fancy Farm Elementary School, Farmington Elementary School and Symsonia Elementary School. Graves County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Kentucky.
How many public schools are located in Graves County, KY?
14 public schools are located in Graves County, KY.
What percentage of students in Graves County, KY go to public school?
98% of all K-12 students in Graves County, KY are educated in public schools (compared to the KY state average of 91%).
What is the racial composition of students in Graves County, KY?
Graves County, KY public schools minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Kentucky public schools average of 26% (majority Black).

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