Kenton County School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 23 public schools serving 14,438 students in Kenton County School District. This district's average testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public schools in Kentucky.
Public Schools in Kenton County School District have an average math proficiency score of 56% (versus the Kentucky public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 62% (versus the 56% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Kenton County School District are White's Tower Elementary School, R C Hinsdale Elementary School and Piner Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Kenton County School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Kentucky.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Kentucky public school average of 23% (majority Black).

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 20%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Kenton County School District
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (KY)
# Schools
23 Schools
1,537 Schools
# Students
14,438 Students
679,771 Students
# Teachers
805 Teachers
42,042 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
18:1

District Rank

Kenton County School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 172 school districts in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 95% has increased from 91% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (KY)
Overall District Rank
#27 out of 173 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Kenton County  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
46%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
56%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
95%
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 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.25
0.40
# American Indian Students
15 Students
838 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
223 Students
12,131 Students
% Asian Students
2%
2%
# Hispanic Students
684 Students
45,775 Students
% Hispanic Students
5%
7%
# Black Students
359 Students
71,824 Students
% Black Students
3%
10%
# White Students
12,486 Students
521,864 Students
% White Students
86%
77%
# Hawaiian Students
30 Students
849 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
641 Students
26,490 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
359
29,417
# Students in K Grade:
879
43,976
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,100
50,426
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,108
49,404
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,133
51,263
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,143
52,252
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,158
52,361
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,090
50,824
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,104
50,181
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,134
50,228
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,117
53,687
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,132
50,822
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,022
48,739
# Students in 12th Grade:
943
45,593
# Ungraded Students:
16
598

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $10,708 in this school district is less than the state median of $11,560. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,434 is less than the state median of $11,529. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (KY)
Total Revenue
$155 MM
$27 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 2016-17 school year data.
Spending
$151 MM
$27 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 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$10,708
$11,560
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Kenton County  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in KY by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$10,434
$11,529
This chart display average spending per public school student in Kenton County  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in KY by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Best Kenton County School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
White's Tower Elementary School
Math: 71% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2977 Harris Pk
Independence, KY 41051
(859) 356-9668
Grades: PK-5
| 580 students
Rank: #22.
R C Hinsdale Elementary School
Math: 64% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
440 Dudley Road
Ft Mitchell, KY 41017
(859) 341-8226
Grades: K-5
| 609 students
Rank: #33.
Piner Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2845 Rich Rd
Morning View, KY 41063
(859) 356-2155
Grades: PK-5
| 366 students
Rank: #44.
Kenton Elementary School
Math: 64% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(2)
11246 Madison Pk
Independence, KY 41051
(859) 356-3781
Grades: PK-5
| 629 students
Rank: #55.
Twenhofel Middle School
Math: 57% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(1)
11846 Taylor Mill Rd
Independence, KY 41051
(859) 356-5559
Grades: 6-8
| 786 students
Rank: #66.
Ryland Heights Elementary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3845 Stewart Dr
Latonia, KY 41015
(859) 356-9270
Grades: PK-5
| 553 students
Rank: #77.
Summit View Academy
Math: 55% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
5006 Madison Pike
Independence, KY 41051
(859) 363-4700
Grades: PK-8
| 1,443 students
Rank: #88.
James A Caywood Elementary School
Math: 61% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3300 Turkeyfoot Road
Ft Mitchell, KY 41017
(859) 341-7062
Grades: PK-5
| 627 students
Rank: #99.
River Ridge Elementary School
Math: 57% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2772 Amsterdam Rd
Ft Mitchell, KY 41017
(859) 341-5260
Grades: PK-5
| 999 students
Rank: #1010.
Turkey Foot Middle School
Math: 52% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(1)
3230 Turkeyfoot Rd
Ft Mitchell, KY 41017
(859) 341-0216
Grades: 6-8
| 1,121 students
Rank: #1111.
Taylor Mill Elementary School
Math: 61% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
5907 Taylor Mill Rd
Latonia, KY 41015
(859) 356-2566
Grades: PK-5
| 608 students
Rank: #1212.
Beechgrove Elementary School
Math: 53% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1029 Bristow Rd
Independence, KY 41051
(859) 371-1636
Grades: PK-5
| 720 students
Rank: #1313.
Woodland Middle School
Math: 50% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
5399 Old Taylor Mill Rd
Latonia, KY 41015
(859) 356-7300
Grades: 6-8
| 714 students
Rank: #1414.
Simon Kenton High School
Math: 53% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
11132 Madison Pk
Independence, KY 41051
(859) 960-0100
Grades: 9-12
| 1,811 students
Rank: #1515.
Dixie Heights High School
Math: 50% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3010 Dixie Hwy
Ft Mitchell, KY 41017
(859) 341-7650
Grades: 9-12
| 1,438 students
Rank: #1616.
Ft Wright Elementary School
Math: 47% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
501 Farrell Dr
Covington, KY 41011
(859) 331-7742
Grades: K-5
| 453 students
Rank: #1717.
Northern Ky Youth Dev Center
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
675 Eads Rd
Crittenden, KY 41030
(859) 356-3091
Grades: 6-12
| 35 students
Rank: #1818.
Scott High School
Math: 40% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
5400 Old Taylor Mill Rd
Latonia, KY 41015
(859) 356-3146
Grades: 9-12
| 946 students
Kenton County Academies Of Innovation & Technical
Vocational School
(1)
3234 Turkey Foot Road
Ft Mitchell, KY 41017
(859) 341-2266
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Northern Kentucky Technical
Vocational School
1025 Amsterdam Road
Covington, KY 41011
(859) 292-3931
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Northern Ky Health Technology Center
Vocational School
790 Thomas Moore Parkway
Ft Mitchell, KY 41017
(859) 341-5200
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Northern Ky Technical - Edgewood
Vocational School
790 Thomas More Pkwy
Ft Mitchell, KY 41017
(859) 341-5200
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Northern Ky Technical College
Vocational School
1025 Amsterdam Road
Covington, KY 41011
(859) 282-3930
Grades: n/a
| n/a students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 14,438 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 14%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 95% (Top 50% in KY)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 62% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.25

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