Graves County School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 11 public schools serving 3,961 students in Graves County School District. This district's average testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 10% of public schools in Kentucky.
Public Schools in Graves County School District have an average math proficiency score of 57% (versus the Kentucky public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 66% (versus the 56% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Graves County School District are Symsonia Elementary School, Graves County Central Elementary School and Fancy Farm Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Graves County School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Kentucky.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Kentucky public school average of 25% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 10%)

Overview

School District Name
Graves 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
11 Schools
1,532 Schools
# Students
3,961 Students
658,809 Students
# Teachers
253 Teachers
42,518 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Graves County School District, which is ranked within the top 10% 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 93% has increased from 92% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (KY)
Overall District Rank
#19 out of 173 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Graves County  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Graves 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)
66%
56%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Graves 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
93%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Graves 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
0.25
0.43
# American Indian Students
2 Students
856 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
17 Students
12,629 Students
% Asian Students
1%
2%
# Hispanic Students
286 Students
51,627 Students
% Hispanic Students
7%
8%
# Black Students
47 Students
69,971 Students
% Black Students
1%
11%
# White Students
3,416 Students
492,417 Students
% White Students
86%
75%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
902 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
193 Students
30,411 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
184
20,258
# Students in K Grade:
249
45,611
# Students in 1st Grade:
324
49,131
# Students in 2nd Grade:
293
48,196
# Students in 3rd Grade:
266
43,885
# Students in 4th Grade:
284
47,539
# Students in 5th Grade:
300
48,330
# Students in 6th Grade:
319
50,636
# Students in 7th Grade:
283
51,731
# Students in 8th Grade:
318
52,396
# Students in 9th Grade:
301
53,890
# Students in 10th Grade:
266
52,232
# Students in 11th Grade:
279
48,687
# Students in 12th Grade:
290
45,632
# Ungraded Students:
5
655

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $11,997 in this school district is less than the state median of $12,790. The school district revenue/student has grown by 10% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,734 is less than the state median of $13,085. The school district spending/student has grown by 10% over four school years.
This School District
This State (KY)
Total Revenue
$48 MM
$28 MM
This chart display total revenue of Graves 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
$47 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total spending of Graves 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
$11,997
$12,790
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Graves 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
$11,734
$13,085
This chart display average spending per public school student in Graves 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 Graves County School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Symsonia Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(1)
11730 State Route 131
Symsonia, KY 42082
(270) 674-4860
Grades: PK-6
| 269 students
Rank: #22.
Graves County Central Elementary School
Math: 75% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2262 State Rt 121 N
Mayfield, KY 42066
(270) 328-4901
Grades: PK-6
| 488 students
Rank: #33.
Fancy Farm Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
270 State Route 339 South
Fancy Farm, KY 42039
(270) 674-4820
Grades: PK-6
| 185 students
Rank: #44.
Farmington Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
7730 State Rt 121 S
Mayfield, KY 42066
(270) 328-4830
Grades: PK-6
| 263 students
Rank: #55.
Sedalia Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5252 St. Rt 97
Mayfield, KY 42066
(270) 328-4850
Grades: PK-6
| 364 students
Rank: #66.
Wingo Elementary School
Math: 60% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
449 Lebanon St
Wingo, KY 42088
(270) 328-4870
Grades: PK-6
| 411 students
Rank: #77.
Lowes Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(1)
6775 State Route 440
Lowes, KY 42061
(270) 674-4840
Grades: PK-6
| 239 students
Rank: #88.
Graves County Middle School
Math: 49% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(3)
625 Jimtown Rd
Mayfield, KY 42066
(270) 328-4890
Grades: 7-8
| 600 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Gateway Academy High School
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1211 Eagles Way
Mayfield, KY 42066
(270) 328-4979
Grades: 7-12
| 24 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Mayfield Youth Development Center
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3179 State Rt 45 S
Mayfield, KY 42066
(270) 247-9609
Grades: 6-12
| 5 students
Rank: #1111.
Graves County High School
Math: 43% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1220 Eagles Way
Mayfield, KY 42066
(270) 328-6242
Grades: 9-12
| 1,113 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Graves County
  • 2290 State Rt 121 N, Mayfield, KY, 42066
  • (270) 328-2656
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 3,961 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 14%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 93% (Top 50% in KY)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 56% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 66% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.25

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