Top 10 Best Knox County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 16 public schools serving 4,094 students in Knox County, KY. Knox County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Kentucky.
The top ranked public schools in Knox County, KY are G R Hampton Elementary School, Knox County Middle School and Dewitt Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Knox County, KY public schools have an average math proficiency score of 49% (versus the Kentucky public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 62% (versus the 56% statewide average). Schools in Knox County have an average ranking of 9/10, which is in the top 20% of Kentucky public schools.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the Kentucky public school average of 23% (majority Black).

Best Knox County Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
G R Hampton Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
60 Ky 3441
Barbourville, KY 40906
(606) 546-4169
Grades: PK-6
| 280 students
Rank: #22.
Knox County Middle School
Math: 51% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
311 N Main St
Barbourville, KY 40906
(606) 545-5267
Grades: 7-8
| 455 students
Rank: #33.
Dewitt Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
138 Ky 718
Flat Lick, KY 40935
(606) 542-4274
Grades: PK-6
| 177 students
Rank: #44.
Central Elementary School
Math: 52% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1000 Ky 3439
Barbourville, KY 40906
(606) 546-3496
Grades: PK-6
| 464 students
Rank: #55.
Jesse D Lay Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
220 N Allison Ave
Barbourville, KY 40906
(606) 546-6524
Grades: PK-6
| 329 students
Rank: #66.
Barbourville City School
Math: 50% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
140 School St
Barbourville, KY 40906
(606) 546-3129
Grades: PK-12
| 682 students
Rank: #77.
Girdler Elementary School
Math: 50% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
Highway 11 North
Girdler, KY 40943
(606) 546-4859
Grades: PK-6
| 374 students
Rank: #88.
Flat Lick Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
110 Kentucky 3085
Flat Lick, KY 40935
(606) 542-4712
Grades: PK-6
| 230 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Knox Appalachian School
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1909 Ky Hwy 3439
Barbourville, KY 40906
(606) 546-2568
Grades: 5-12
| 51 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Knox County Learning Academy
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
135 Wall St
Barbourville, KY 40906
(606) 545-5410
Grades: 7-12
| 52 students
Rank: #1111.
Knox Central High School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
100 Panther Way
Barbourville, KY 40906
(606) 546-9253
Grades: 9-12
| 831 students
Rank: #1212.
Corbin Educational Center
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
901 South Main Street
Corbin, KY 40701
(606) 528-4080
Grades: 6-12
| 26 students
Corbin Preschool
614 Master Street
Corbin, KY 40701
(606) 523-3612
Grades: PK-K
| 120 students
Knox County Area Technology Center
Vocational School
210 Wall Street
Barbourville, KY 40906
(606) 546-5310
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Knox County Day Treatment
Alternative School
135 Wall St
Barbourville, KY 40906
(606) 545-5410
Grades: 6-12
| 23 students
Knox Inspire Academy
Alternative School
200 Daniel Boone Drive
Barbourville, KY 40906
(606) 546-3157
Grades: K-12
| n/a students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Knox County, KY

Knox County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
180 Church Street
Artemus, KY 40903
(606) 546-4459
Grades: K-6
| 108 students
140 School St
Barbourville, KY 40906
(606) 546-3144
Grades: PK-6
| 351 students
140 School St
Barbourville, KY 40906
(606) 546-3129
Grades: 7-12
| 285 students
529 Master St
Corbin, KY 40701
(606) 523-3637
Grades: 5-12
| 41 students
529 Master St
Corbin, KY 40701
(606) 523-3637
Grades: 7-12
| 12 students
529 Master St
Corbin, KY 40701
(606) 523-3637
Grades: 5-9
| 12 students
366 North Ky 830
Corbin, KY 40701
(606) 523-1814
Grades: PK-6
| n/a students

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