Johnson County School District

253 North Mayo Trail
Paintsville, KY 41240
(District boundaries shown in map)
7/
10
Top 50%

Top Rankings

Johnson 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 6 public elementary schools serving 1,617 students in Johnson County School District. This district's average elementary testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public elementary schools in Kentucky.
Public Elementary Schools in Johnson County School District have an average math proficiency score of 34% (versus the Kentucky public elementary school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 46% (versus the 45% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Kentucky public elementary school average of 27% (majority Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (KY)
# Schools
11 Schools
1,077 Schools
# Students
2,928 Students
442,602 Students
# Teachers
243 Teachers
30,457 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1

District Rank

Johnson County School District, which is ranked within the top 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 94% has decreased from 97% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (KY)
#62 out of 172 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Johnson County  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
37%
38%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Johnson 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.
48%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Johnson 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.
24%
22%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Johnson County  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.
94%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Johnson County  School District and public school graduation rate of KY by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.07
0.45
# American Indian Students
3 Students
576 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
10 Students
8,710 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# Hispanic Students
32 Students
37,570 Students
% Hispanic Students
1%
9%
# Black Students
11 Students
48,230 Students
% Black Students
n/a
11%
# White Students
2,825 Students
323,572 Students
% White Students
97%
73%
# Hawaiian Students
4 Students
698 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
43 Students
23,246 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
113
16,521
# Students in K Grade:
248
47,041
# Students in 1st Grade:
192
46,851
# Students in 2nd Grade:
214
47,051
# Students in 3rd Grade:
204
47,140
# Students in 4th Grade:
226
43,532
# Students in 5th Grade:
190
47,163
# Students in 6th Grade:
230
47,805
# Students in 7th Grade:
208
43,097
# Students in 8th Grade:
222
43,927
# Students in 9th Grade:
226
3,249
# Students in 10th Grade:
220
3,061
# Students in 11th Grade:
216
3,005
# Students in 12th Grade:
217
3,082
# Ungraded Students:
2
77

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $15,969 is higher than the state median of $14,317. The school district revenue/student has grown by 30% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $14,751 is higher than the state median of $14,055. The school district spending/student has grown by 16% over four school years.
This School District
This State (KY)
Total Revenue
$47 MM
$9,360 MM
This chart display total revenue of Johnson 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
$43 MM
$9,189 MM
This chart display total spending of Johnson 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
$15,969
$14,317
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Johnson 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
$14,751
$14,055
This chart display average spending per public school student in Johnson 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 Johnson County School District Public Elementary Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Highland Elementary School
(Math: 41% | Reading: 58%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
649 Us 23 South
Staffordsville, KY 41256
(606) 297-3674
Grades: PK-6
| 380 students
Rank: #22.
Flat Gap Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1450 Ky Rt 689
Flatgap, KY 41219
(606) 265-3110
Grades: PK-6
| 170 students
Rank: #33.
W R Castle Memorial Elementary School
(Math: 43% | Reading: 54%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3936 Us 23 N
Wittensville, KY 41274
(606) 297-3738
Grades: PK-6
| 391 students
Rank: #44.
Porter Elementary School
(Math: 30% | Reading: 55%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
7210 Us 321 S
Hagerhill, KY 41222
(606) 789-2545
Grades: PK-6
| 382 students
Rank: #55.
Central Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1715 Euclid Ave
Paintsville, KY 41240
(606) 789-2541
Grades: PK-6
| 294 students
Rank: #66.
Johnson County Eagle Academy
Alternative School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
257 North Mayo Trail
Paintsville, KY 41240
(606) 789-2077
Grades: K-12
| n/a students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 11 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 2,928 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 4%
  • : 94% (Top 30% in KY)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 37% (Top 50%)
  • : 48% (Top 30%)
  • : 24% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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