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 2 public high schools serving 881 students in Johnson County School District. This district's average high testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public high schools in Kentucky.
Public High Schools in Johnson County School District have an average math proficiency score of 28% (versus the Kentucky public high school average of 35%), and reading proficiency score of 39% (versus the 44% statewide average).
Public High School in Johnson County School District have a Graduation Rate of 94%, which is more than the Kentucky average of 90%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Johnson County Eagle Academy, with ≥95% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in Kentucky or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is less than the Kentucky public high school average of 25% (majority Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (KY)
# Schools
11 Schools
509 Schools
# Students
2,928 Students
216,078 Students
# Teachers
243 Teachers
13,469 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
0.43
# American Indian Students
3 Students
300 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
10 Students
4,060 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# Hispanic Students
32 Students
16,994 Students
% Hispanic Students
1%
8%
# Black Students
11 Students
24,684 Students
% Black Students
n/a
11%
# White Students
2,825 Students
161,035 Students
% White Students
97%
75%
# Hawaiian Students
4 Students
301 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
43 Students
8,713 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
113
388
# Students in K Grade:
248
897
# Students in 1st Grade:
192
927
# Students in 2nd Grade:
214
966
# Students in 3rd Grade:
204
945
# Students in 4th Grade:
226
940
# Students in 5th Grade:
190
1,065
# Students in 6th Grade:
230
2,385
# Students in 7th Grade:
208
3,588
# Students in 8th Grade:
222
4,144
# Students in 9th Grade:
226
56,875
# Students in 10th Grade:
220
50,386
# Students in 11th Grade:
216
47,642
# Students in 12th Grade:
217
44,266
# Ungraded Students:
2
664

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 High Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Johnson Central High School
(Math: 41% | Reading: 53%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
257 North Mayo Trail
Paintsville, KY 41240
(606) 789-2500
Grades: 9-12
| 881 students
Rank: #22.
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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