Knox County School District

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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 13 public schools in Knox County School District, serving 4,438 students.
  • Public school in Knox County School District have an average math proficiency score of 40% (versus the Kentucky public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 52% (versus the 56% statewide average). This district's average school ranking is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Kentucky.
  • The top ranked public schools in Knox County School District are Knox County Middle School, G R Hampton Elementary School and Jesse D Lay Elementary School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • 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).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is less than the Kentucky public school average of 16:1.

Overview

School District NameKnox County School District
School District Phone Number(606)546-3157
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (KY)
# of Schools13 Schools1,534 Schools
# of Students4,438 Students680,978 Students
# of Teachers318 Teachers42,120 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1

District Comparison

  • Knox County School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 173 school districts in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 88% has increased from 87% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (KY)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Knox 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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
56%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Knox 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 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
88%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Knox County  School District and public school graduation rate of KY by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.080.40
# of American Indian Students5 Students839 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students11 Students12,135 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# of Hispanic Students53 Students45,801 Students
% Hispanic Students
1%
7%
# of Black Students60 Students71,831 Students
% Black Students
2%
10%
# of White Students4,263 Students523,010 Students
% White Students
96%
77%
# of Hawaiian Students3 Students850 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students43 Students26,512 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:20229,493
# of Students in Kindergarten:32444,058
# of Students in 1st Grade:28350,518
# of Students in 2nd Grade:35249,479
# of Students in 3rd Grade:35751,350
# of Students in 4th Grade:34552,328
# of Students in 5th Grade:34352,669
# of Students in 6th Grade:33551,102
# of Students in 7th Grade:33850,249
# of Students in 8th Grade:32150,293
# of Students in 9th Grade:33753,687
# of Students in 10th Grade:35250,822
# of Students in 11th Grade:28248,739
# of Students in 12th Grade:26345,593
# of Ungraded Students:4598

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $11,099 is higher than the state average of $10,455. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $10,731 is higher than the state average of $10,373. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (KY)
Total Revenue$50 MM$24 MM
This chart display total revenue of Knox County  School District and average revenue for each school distric in KY by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending$49 MM$24 MM
This chart display total spending of Knox County  School District and average spending for each school distric in KY by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student$11,099$10,455
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Knox County  School District and average revenue per public school student in KY by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student$10,731$10,373
This chart display average spending per public school student in Knox County  School District and average spending per public school student in KY by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Knox County School District Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Central Elementary School Math: 39% | Reading: 56%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1000 Ky 3439
    Barbourville, KY 40906
    (606)546-3496

    Grades: PK-6 | 464 students
  • Dewitt Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank: Top 50%
    138 Ky 718
    Flat Lick, KY 40935
    (606)542-4274

    Grades: PK-6 | 177 students
  • Flat Lick Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    110 Kentucky 3085
    Flat Lick, KY 40935
    (606)542-4712

    Grades: PK-6 | 230 students
  • G R Hampton Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank: Top 50%
    60 Ky 3441
    Barbourville, KY 40906
    (606)546-4169

    Grades: PK-6 | 280 students
  • Girdler Elementary School Math: 45% | Reading: 49%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    Highway 11 North
    Girdler, KY 40943
    (606)546-4859

    Grades: PK-6 | 374 students
  • Jesse D Lay Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank: Top 50%
    220 N Allison Ave
    Barbourville, KY 40906
    (606)546-6524

    Grades: PK-6 | 329 students
  • Knox Appalachian School Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1909 Ky Hwy 3439
    Barbourville, KY 40906
    (606)546-2568

    Grades: 5-12 | 51 students
  • Knox Central High School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    100 Panther Way
    Barbourville, KY 40906
    (606)546-9253

    Grades: 9-12 | 831 students
  • Knox County Day Treatment Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank: Top 50%
    135 Wall St
    Barbourville, KY 40906
    (606)545-5410

    Grades: 6-12 | 23 students
  • Knox County Learning Academy Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank: Top 50%
    135 Wall St
    Barbourville, KY 40906
    (606)545-5410

    Grades: 7-12 | 52 students
  • Knox County Middle School Math: 52% | Reading: 67%
    Rank: Top 30%
    311 N Main St
    Barbourville, KY 40906
    (606)545-5267

    Grades: 7-8 | 455 students
  • Knox Inspire Academy Alternative School
    200 Daniel Boone Drive
    Barbourville, KY 40906
    (606)546-3157

    Grades: K-12 | n/a student
  • Lynn Camp Schools Math: 26% | Reading: 40%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    100 N Ky 830
    Corbin, KY 40701
    (606)528-5429

    Grades: PK-12 | 1,172 student
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