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 middle schools serving 430 students in Johnson County School District. This district's average middle testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public middle schools in Kentucky.
Public Middle Schools in Johnson County School District have an average math proficiency score of 36% (versus the Kentucky public middle school average of 36%), and reading proficiency score of 42% (versus the 43% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the Kentucky public middle school average of 25% (majority Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (KY)
# Schools
11 Schools
553 Schools
# Students
2,928 Students
186,922 Students
# Teachers
243 Teachers
12,436 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.
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
0.42
# American Indian Students
3 Students
231 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
10 Students
2,852 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
1%
# Hispanic Students
32 Students
14,590 Students
% Hispanic Students
1%
8%
# Black Students
11 Students
20,032 Students
% Black Students
n/a
11%
# White Students
2,825 Students
140,497 Students
% White Students
97%
75%
# Hawaiian Students
4 Students
240 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
43 Students
8,480 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
113
1,931
# Students in K Grade:
248
3,987
# Students in 1st Grade:
192
3,780
# Students in 2nd Grade:
214
3,762
# Students in 3rd Grade:
204
3,869
# Students in 4th Grade:
226
3,856
# Students in 5th Grade:
190
5,054
# Students in 6th Grade:
230
41,287
# Students in 7th Grade:
208
50,313
# Students in 8th Grade:
222
51,324
# Students in 9th Grade:
226
4,844
# Students in 10th Grade:
220
4,333
# Students in 11th Grade:
216
4,222
# Students in 12th Grade:
217
4,273
# Ungraded Students:
2
87

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 (20-21)
$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 (20-21)
$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 (20-21)
$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 (20-21)
$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 Middle Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Johnson County Middle School
(Math: 46% | Reading: 51%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
251 N Mayo Tr
Paintsville, KY 41240
(606) 789-4133
Grades: 7-8
| 430 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%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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