Kenton County School District

1055 Eaton Dr
Fort Wright, KY 41017
(District boundaries shown in map)
9/
10
Top 20%

Top Rankings

Kenton 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 10%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 22 public schools serving 13,986 students in Kenton 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 Kenton County School District have an average math proficiency score of 49% (versus the Kentucky public school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 54% (versus the 45% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Kentucky public school average of 26% (majority Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (KY)
# Schools
22 Schools
1,535 Schools
# Students
13,986 Students
653,795 Students
# Teachers
783 Teachers
43,431 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
18:1

District Rank

Kenton 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 2021-2022 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 94% has increased from 92% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (KY)
#18 out of 172 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Kenton County  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
49%
38%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Kenton 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.
54%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Kenton 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.
25%
22%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Kenton 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 Kenton County  School District and public school graduation rate of KY by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.31
0.44
# American Indian Students
8 Students
853 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
207 Students
12,780 Students
% Asian Students
2%
2%
# Hispanic Students
903 Students
54,122 Students
% Hispanic Students
6%
8%
# Black Students
411 Students
69,939 Students
% Black Students
3%
11%
# White Students
11,602 Students
483,050 Students
% White Students
83%
74%
# Hawaiian Students
24 Students
1,016 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
831 Students
32,044 Students
% of Two or more races Students
6%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
272
23,220
# Students in K Grade:
1,043
49,563
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,042
46,851
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,022
47,051
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,018
47,140
# Students in 4th Grade:
869
43,532
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,031
47,163
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,077
47,805
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,095
50,313
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,078
51,324
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,267
56,875
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,088
50,386
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,103
47,642
# Students in 12th Grade:
960
44,266
# Ungraded Students:
21
664

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,669 in this school district is less than the state median of $14,317. The school district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,596 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
$177 MM
$9,360 MM
This chart display total revenue of Kenton 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
$162 MM
$9,189 MM
This chart display total spending of Kenton 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
$12,669
$14,317
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Kenton 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
$11,596
$14,055
This chart display average spending per public school student in Kenton 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 Kenton County School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Kenton Elementary School
(Math: 68% | Reading: 68%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
11246 Madison Pk
Independence, KY 41051
(859) 356-3781
Grades: PK-5
| 608 students
Rank: #22.
R C Hinsdale Elementary School
(Math: 68% | Reading: 65%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
440 Dudley Road
Ft Mitchell, KY 41017
(859) 341-8226
Grades: PK-5
| 553 students
Rank: #33.
Ft Wright Elementary School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
501 Farrell Dr
Covington, KY 41011
(859) 331-7742
Grades: PK-5
| 475 students
Rank: #44.
White's Tower Elementary School
(Math: 60% | Reading: 64%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2977 Harris Pk
Independence, KY 41051
(859) 356-9668
Grades: PK-5
| 637 students
Rank: #55.
Ryland Heights Elementary School
(Math: 57% | Reading: 63%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3845 Stewart Dr
Latonia, KY 41015
(859) 356-9270
Grades: PK-5
| 451 students
Rank: #66.
Piner Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2845 Piner Ridge Rd
Morning View, KY 41063
(859) 356-2155
Grades: PK-5
| 293 students
Rank: #77.
River Ridge Elementary School
(Math: 58% | Reading: 55%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2772 Amsterdam Rd
Ft Mitchell, KY 41017
(859) 341-5260
Grades: PK-5
| 903 students
Rank: #88.
James A Caywood Elementary School
(Math: 49% | Reading: 61%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3300 Turkeyfoot Road
Ft Mitchell, KY 41017
(859) 341-7062
Grades: PK-5
| 549 students
Rank: #99.
Taylor Mill Elementary School
(Math: 52% | Reading: 52%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5907 Taylor Mill Rd
Latonia, KY 41015
(859) 356-2566
Grades: PK-5
| 484 students
Rank: #1010.
Turkey Foot Middle School
(Math: 47% | Reading: 52%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3230 Turkeyfoot Rd
Ft Mitchell, KY 41017
(859) 341-0216
Grades: 6-8
| 1,050 students
Rank: #1111.
Woodland Middle School
(Math: 45% | Reading: 54%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
5399 Pride Parkway
Latonia, KY 41015
(859) 356-7300
Grades: 6-8
| 632 students
Rank: #1212.
Twenhofel Middle School
(Math: 46% | Reading: 53%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
11846 Taylor Mill Rd
Independence, KY 41051
(859) 356-5559
Grades: 6-8
| 834 students
Rank: #1313.
Scott High School
(Math: 47% | Reading: 51%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
5400 Pride Parkway
Latonia, KY 41015
(859) 356-3146
Grades: 9-12
| 1,081 students
Rank: #1414.
Summit View Academy
(Math: 44% | Reading: 50%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
5006 Madison Pike
Independence, KY 41051
(859) 359-9600
Grades: PK-8
| 1,410 students
Rank: #1515.
Simon Kenton High School
(Math: 43% | Reading: 50%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
11132 Madison Pk
Independence, KY 41051
(859) 960-0100
Grades: 9-12
| 1,823 students
Rank: #1616.
Dixie Heights High School
(Math: 43% | Reading: 48%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3010 Dixie Hwy
Ft Mitchell, KY 41017
(859) 341-7650
Grades: 9-12
| 1,530 students
Rank: #1717.
Beechgrove Elementary School
(Math: 40% | Reading: 45%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1029 Bristow Rd
Independence, KY 41051
(859) 371-1636
Grades: PK-5
| 668 students
Rank: #1818.
Northern Ky Youth Dev Center
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50% )
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
15600 Turner Rd
Crittenden, KY 41030
(859) 363-2541
Grades: 6-12
| 5 students
Rank: n/an/a
Northern Kentucky Tech
Vocational School
1025 Amsterdam Road
Covington, KY 41011
(859) 292-3931
Grades: Inquire with school
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Northern Ky Health Technology Center
Vocational School
790 Thomas Moore Parkway
Ft Mitchell, KY 41017
(859) 341-5200
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Northern Ky Tech - Edgewood
Vocational School
790 Thomas More Pkwy
Ft Mitchell, KY 41017
(859) 341-5200
Grades: Inquire with school
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Northern Ky Technical College
Vocational School
1025 Amsterdam Road
Covington, KY 41011
(859) 282-3930
Grades: Inquire with school
| n/a students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Kenton County School District?
Kenton County School District manages 22 public schools serving 13,986 students.
What is the rank of Kenton County School District?
Kenton County School District is ranked #16 out of 171 school districts in Kentucky (top 10%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2021-2022 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Kentucky school districts for: Highest overall rank (Top 20%), Highest math proficiency (Top 10%), Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%) and Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Kenton County School District?
83% of Kenton County School District students are White, 6% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Black, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Kenton County School District?
Kenton County School District has a student/teacher ratio of 18:1, which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 15:1.
What is Kenton County School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $11,596 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: 22 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 13,986 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 17%
  • : 94% (Top 30% in KY)
  • : Top 20%
  • : 49% (Top 10%)
  • : 54% (Top 20%)
  • : 25% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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