Knott County School District

1156 Hindman Bypass
Hindman, KY 41822
(District boundaries shown in map)
4/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Knott County School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Kentucky for:

Category
Attribute
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 10%)
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 7 public schools serving 2,152 students in Knott County School District. This district's average testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Kentucky.
Public Schools in Knott County School District have an average math proficiency score of 22% (versus the Kentucky public school average of 30%), and reading proficiency score of 39% (versus the 41% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Kentucky public school average of 26% (majority Black).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (KY)
# Schools
7 Schools
1,535 Schools
# Students
2,152 Students
653,795 Students
# Teachers
172 Teachers
43,431 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1

District Rank

Knott County School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 171 school districts in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 95% has increased from 90-94% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (KY)
#104 out of 172 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Knott County  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
23%
30%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Knott 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 2020-21 school year data.
39%
42%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Knott 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 2020-21 school year data.
≥95%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Knott County  School District and public school graduation rate of KY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.05
0.44
# American Indian Students
1 Student
853 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
1 Student
12,780 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# Hispanic Students
21 Students
54,122 Students
% Hispanic Students
1%
8%
# Black Students
28 Students
69,939 Students
% Black Students
1%
11%
# White Students
2,094 Students
483,050 Students
% White Students
98%
74%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
1,016 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
6 Students
32,044 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
64
23,220
# Students in K Grade:
204
49,563
# Students in 1st Grade:
136
46,851
# Students in 2nd Grade:
172
47,051
# Students in 3rd Grade:
148
47,140
# Students in 4th Grade:
144
43,532
# Students in 5th Grade:
151
47,163
# Students in 6th Grade:
137
47,805
# Students in 7th Grade:
162
50,313
# Students in 8th Grade:
197
51,324
# Students in 9th Grade:
162
56,875
# Students in 10th Grade:
169
50,386
# Students in 11th Grade:
148
47,642
# Students in 12th Grade:
156
44,266
# Ungraded Students:
2
664

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $15,293 is higher than the state median of $14,317. The school district revenue/student has grown by 12% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $15,867 is higher than the state median of $14,055. The school district spending/student has grown by 19% over four school years.
This School District
This State (KY)
Total Revenue
$33 MM
$9,360 MM
This chart display total revenue of Knott 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
$34 MM
$9,189 MM
This chart display total spending of Knott 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
$15,293
$14,317
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Knott 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
$15,867
$14,055
This chart display average spending per public school student in Knott 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 Knott County School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Cordia School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
6050 Lotts Creek Road
Hazard, KY 41701
(606) 785-4457
Grades: PK-12
| 192 students
Rank: #22.
Carr Creek Elementary School
(Math: 29% | Reading: 47%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
8596 S Hwy 160
Littcarr, KY 41834
(606) 642-3833
Grades: K-8
| 365 students
Rank: #33.
Hindman Elementary School
(Math: 23% | Reading: 40%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
875 W Main St
Hindman, KY 41822
(606) 785-5872
Grades: PK-8
| 462 students
Rank: #44.
Knott County Central High School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
76 Patriot Lane
Hindman, KY 41822
(606) 785-3166
Grades: 9-12
| 558 students
Rank: #55.
Jones Fork Elementary School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
9795 Hwy 550 E
Mousie, KY 41839
(606) 946-2132
Grades: PK-8
| 159 students
Rank: #66.
Emmalena Elementary School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
8343 W Hwy 550
Emmalena, KY 41740
(606) 251-3651
Grades: PK-8
| 217 students
Rank: #77.
Beaver Creek Elementary School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
8000 Hwy 7 S
Topmost, KY 41862
(606) 447-2833
Grades: K-8
| 199 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Knott County School District?
Knott County School District manages 7 public schools serving 2,152 students.
What is the rank of Knott County School District?
Knott County School District is ranked #110 out of 171 school districts in Kentucky (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Kentucky school districts for: Highest graduation rate (Top 10%) and Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Knott County School District?
98% of Knott County School District students are White, 1% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Knott County School District?
Knott County School District has a student/teacher ratio of 13:1, which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 15:1.
What is Knott County School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $15,867 is higher than the state median of $14,055. The school district spending/student has grown by 19% over four school years.

Recent Articles

Understanding ADHD in Children: Signs, Diagnosis, and Support Strategies
Understanding ADHD in Children: Signs, Diagnosis, and Support Strategies
This comprehensive article explores the complex nature of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children, providing insights into its symptoms, diagnosis process, and effective support strategies. From recognizing early signs to navigating the diagnostic journey, parents will gain valuable knowledge to help their child thrive. Expert insights, real-life examples, and practical tips empower readers to create a supportive environment that meets the unique needs of children with ADHD.
Busing and Desegregation: Understanding the Link
Busing and Desegregation: Understanding the Link
What happens when a school district stops busing students? Could segregation once again be a reality for public school districts? Wake County in North Carolina is testing the segregation waters with its decision to stop busing students in their district.
Teaching in Contemporary Times
March 04, 2024
Teaching in Contemporary Times
We explore why individuals choose teaching, illuminating intrinsic motivations, the influence of role models, the pursuit of lifelong learning, and the aspiration to impact society.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 7 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 2,152 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 3%
  • : ≥95% (Top 10% in KY)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • : 39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Quick Links