Knox County School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 13 public schools serving 4,438 students in Knox County School District. This district's average testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Kentucky.
Public Schools in Knox County School District have an average math proficiency score of 44% (versus the Kentucky public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 57% (versus the 56% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Knox County School District 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 School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Kentucky.
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).

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Knox 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
13 Schools
1,537 Schools
# Students
4,438 Students
679,771 Students
# Teachers
318 Teachers
42,042 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Knox County School District, which is ranked within the top 50% 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 88% has decreased from 91% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (KY)
Overall District Rank
#80 out of 173 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Knox County  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
46%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
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 2018-19 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 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.08
0.40
# American Indian Students
5 Students
838 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
11 Students
12,131 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# Hispanic Students
53 Students
45,775 Students
% Hispanic Students
1%
7%
# Black Students
60 Students
71,824 Students
% Black Students
2%
10%
# White Students
4,263 Students
521,864 Students
% White Students
96%
77%
# Hawaiian Students
3 Students
849 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
43 Students
26,490 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
202
29,417
# Students in K Grade:
324
43,976
# Students in 1st Grade:
283
50,426
# Students in 2nd Grade:
352
49,404
# Students in 3rd Grade:
357
51,263
# Students in 4th Grade:
345
52,252
# Students in 5th Grade:
343
52,361
# Students in 6th Grade:
335
50,824
# Students in 7th Grade:
338
50,181
# Students in 8th Grade:
321
50,228
# Students in 9th Grade:
337
53,687
# Students in 10th Grade:
352
50,822
# Students in 11th Grade:
282
48,739
# Students in 12th Grade:
263
45,593
# Ungraded Students:
4
598

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,811 is higher than the state median of $12,004. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,786 is higher than the state median of $12,248. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (KY)
Total Revenue
$57 MM
$28 MM
This chart display total revenue of Knox County  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in KY by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$57 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total spending of Knox County  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in KY by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$12,811
$12,004
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Knox County  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in KY by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$12,786
$12,248
This chart display average spending per public school student in Knox County  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in KY by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Knox County School District 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.
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: #77.
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: #8 - 98. - 9.
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: #8 - 98. - 9.
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: #1010.
Lynn Camp Schools
Math: 30% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
100 N Ky 830
Corbin, KY 40701
(606) 528-5429
Grades: PK-12
| 1,172 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
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

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 4,438 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 4%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 88% (Btm 50% in KY)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 44% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 57% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.08

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