Graves County School District

2290 State Rt 121 N
Mayfield, KY 42066
(District boundaries shown in map)
10/
10
Top 10%

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 10%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 10%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 10%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 10 public schools serving 3,970 students in Graves County School District. This district's average testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 5% of public schools in Kentucky.
Public Schools in Graves County School District have an average math proficiency score of 48% (versus the Kentucky public school average of 30%), and reading proficiency score of 52% (versus the 41% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Kentucky public school average of 26% (majority Black).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (KY)
# Schools
10 Schools
1,535 Schools
# Students
3,970 Students
653,795 Students
# Teachers
245 Teachers
43,431 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Graves County School District, which is ranked within the top 10% of all 171 school districts in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 92% has decreased from 93% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (KY)
#10 out of 172 school districts
(Top 10%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Graves County  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
47%
30%
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 2020-21 school year data.
52%
42%
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 2020-21 school year data.
92%
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 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.28
0.44
# American Indian Students
3 Students
853 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
23 Students
12,780 Students
% Asian Students
1%
2%
# Hispanic Students
288 Students
54,122 Students
% Hispanic Students
7%
8%
# Black Students
71 Students
69,939 Students
% Black Students
2%
11%
# White Students
3,348 Students
483,050 Students
% White Students
84%
74%
# Hawaiian Students
2 Students
1,016 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
235 Students
32,044 Students
% of Two or more races Students
6%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
205
23,220
# Students in K Grade:
318
49,563
# Students in 1st Grade:
278
46,851
# Students in 2nd Grade:
285
47,051
# Students in 3rd Grade:
278
47,140
# Students in 4th Grade:
278
43,532
# Students in 5th Grade:
280
47,163
# Students in 6th Grade:
281
47,805
# Students in 7th Grade:
320
50,313
# Students in 8th Grade:
295
51,324
# Students in 9th Grade:
329
56,875
# Students in 10th Grade:
261
50,386
# Students in 11th Grade:
272
47,642
# Students in 12th Grade:
284
44,266
# Ungraded Students:
6
664

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,966 in this school district is less than the state median of $14,317. The school district revenue/student has grown by 13% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,711 is less than the state median of $14,055. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (KY)
Total Revenue
$52 MM
$9,360 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 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$47 MM
$9,189 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 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$12,966
$14,317
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Graves 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
$11,711
$14,055
This chart display average spending per public school student in Graves 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 Graves County School District 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.
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: #1010.
Gateway 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
| 30 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Graves County School District?
Graves County School District manages 10 public schools serving 3,970 students.
What is the rank of Graves County School District?
Graves County School District is ranked #9 out of 171 school districts in Kentucky (top 10%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Kentucky school districts for: Highest overall rank (Top 10%), Highest math proficiency (Top 10%) and Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 10%)
What is the racial composition of students in Graves County School District?
84% of Graves County School District students are White, 7% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Graves County School District?
Graves County School District has a student/teacher ratio of 16:1, which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 15:1.
What is Graves County School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $11,711 is less than the state median of $14,055. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 10 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 3,970 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • : 92% (Top 50% in KY)
  • : Top 10%
  • : 47% (Top 10%)
  • : 52% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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