Laurel County School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 19 public schools serving 9,244 students in Laurel County School District. This district's average testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 10% of public schools in Kentucky.
Public Schools in Laurel County School District have an average math proficiency score of 60% (versus the Kentucky public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 67% (versus the 56% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Laurel County School District are Sublimity Elementary School, Bush Elementary School and North Laurel Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Laurel County School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Kentucky.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the Kentucky public school average of 23% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 10%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 10%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 10%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Laurel 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
19 Schools
1,537 Schools
# Students
9,244 Students
679,771 Students
# Teachers
540 Teachers
42,042 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
18:1

District Rank

Laurel County School District, which is ranked within the top 10% 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 84% has increased from 80% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (KY)
Overall District Rank
#10 out of 173 school districts
(Top 10%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Laurel County  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Laurel 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)
67%
56%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Laurel 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
84%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Laurel 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
0.10
0.40
# American Indian Students
18 Students
838 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
81 Students
12,131 Students
% Asian Students
1%
2%
# Hispanic Students
170 Students
45,775 Students
% Hispanic Students
2%
7%
# Black Students
106 Students
71,824 Students
% Black Students
1%
10%
# White Students
8,765 Students
521,864 Students
% White Students
95%
77%
# Hawaiian Students
10 Students
849 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
94 Students
26,490 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
269
29,417
# Students in K Grade:
622
43,976
# Students in 1st Grade:
708
50,426
# Students in 2nd Grade:
678
49,404
# Students in 3rd Grade:
731
51,263
# Students in 4th Grade:
706
52,252
# Students in 5th Grade:
668
52,361
# Students in 6th Grade:
692
50,824
# Students in 7th Grade:
702
50,181
# Students in 8th Grade:
720
50,228
# Students in 9th Grade:
820
53,687
# Students in 10th Grade:
745
50,822
# Students in 11th Grade:
626
48,739
# Students in 12th Grade:
547
45,593
# Ungraded Students:
10
598

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $10,690 in this school district is less 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 $10,690 is less 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
$99 MM
$28 MM
This chart display total revenue of Laurel 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
$99 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total spending of Laurel 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
$10,690
$12,004
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Laurel 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
$10,690
$12,248
This chart display average spending per public school student in Laurel 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 Laurel County School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Sublimity Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
900 Sublimity School Rd
London, KY 40744
(606) 862-4692
Grades: PK-5
| 360 students
Rank: #22.
Bush Elementary School
Math: 77% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1832 E Laurel Rd
London, KY 40741
(606) 862-4618
Grades: PK-5
| 500 students
Rank: #33.
North Laurel Middle School
Math: 70% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
101 Johnson Rd
London, KY 40741
(606) 862-4715
Grades: 6-8
| 1,057 students
Rank: #44.
Hazel Green Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2515 Hwy 1394
East Bernstadt, KY 40729
(606) 862-4647
Grades: PK-5
| 296 students
Rank: #55.
Keavy Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(1)
598 W Hwy 312
Keavy, KY 40737
(606) 862-4672
Grades: PK-5
| 280 students
Rank: #66.
Hunter Hills Elementary School
Math: 70% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
8325 S Us 25
Corbin, KY 40701
(606) 862-4655
Grades: PK-5
| 640 students
Rank: #77.
Cold Hill Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4012 W Laurel Rd
London, KY 40741
(606) 862-4632
Grades: PK-5
| 257 students
Rank: #88.
Colony Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3656 Somerset Road
London, KY 40741
(606) 862-4639
Grades: PK-5
| 360 students
Rank: #99.
London Elementary School
Math: 60% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
600 N Main St
London, KY 40741
(606) 862-4679
Grades: PK-5
| 617 students
Rank: #1010.
Johnson Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1781 Mcwhorter Rd
London, KY 40741
(606) 862-4664
Grades: PK-5
| 294 students
Rank: #1111.
South Laurel Middle School
Math: 51% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
223 S Laurel Rd
London, KY 40741
(606) 862-4745
Grades: 6-8
| 1,051 students
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
Camp Ground Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
6800 Barbourville Rd
London, KY 40744
(606) 862-4625
Grades: PK-5
| 308 students
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
Wyan-pine Grove Elementary School
Math: 57% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2330 Keavy Road
London, KY 40744
(606) 862-5400
Grades: PK-5
| 470 students
Rank: #1414.
South Laurel High School
Math: 44% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
201 South Laurel Rd
London, KY 40744
(606) 862-4727
Grades: 9-12
| 1,247 students
Rank: #1515.
North Laurel High School
Math: 39% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1300 East Hal Rogers Parkway
London, KY 40741
(606) 862-4699
Grades: 9-12
| 1,416 students
Rank: #16 - 1716. - 17.
Laurel County Day Treatment
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
65 Marydell Rd
London, KY 40741
(606) 862-6605
Grades: 6-12
| 40 students
Rank: #16 - 1716. - 17.
Mcdaniel Learning Center
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
275 South Laurel Rd.
London, KY 40744
(606) 862-4781
Grades: 9-12
| 51 students
Laurel County Schools Center For Innovation
Vocational School
1100 East Fourth Street
London, KY 40741
(606) 862-5580
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Laurel County Virtual Academy
Alternative School
718 N. Main Street
London, KY 40741
(606) 862-4600
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 9,244 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 5%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 84% (Btm 50% in KY)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 67% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.10

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