Laurel County School District

718 North Main Street
London, KY 40741
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%

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 5%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 5%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 5%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 19 public schools serving 8,784 students in Laurel County School District. This district's average testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 5% of public schools in Kentucky.
Public Schools in Laurel County School District have an average math proficiency score of 52% (versus the Kentucky public school average of 30%), and reading proficiency score of 58% (versus the 41% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Laurel County School District are Sublimity Elementary School, Cold Hill Elementary School and Bush Elementary 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 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), 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
19 Schools
1,535 Schools
# Students
8,784 Students
653,795 Students
# Teachers
549 Teachers
43,431 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Laurel County School District, which is ranked within the top 5% 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 79% has decreased from 86% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (KY)
Overall District Rank
#7 out of 172 school districts
(Top 5%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Laurel County  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
30%
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 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
42%
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 2020-21 school year data.
Graduation Rate
79%
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 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.11
0.44
# American Indian Students
13 Students
853 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
82 Students
12,780 Students
% Asian Students
1%
2%
# Hispanic Students
224 Students
54,122 Students
% Hispanic Students
3%
8%
# Black Students
69 Students
69,939 Students
% Black Students
1%
11%
# White Students
8,270 Students
483,050 Students
% White Students
94%
74%
# Hawaiian Students
11 Students
1,016 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
115 Students
32,044 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
276
23,220
# Students in K Grade:
723
49,563
# Students in 1st Grade:
641
46,851
# Students in 2nd Grade:
690
47,051
# Students in 3rd Grade:
609
47,140
# Students in 4th Grade:
606
43,532
# Students in 5th Grade:
650
47,163
# Students in 6th Grade:
663
47,805
# Students in 7th Grade:
707
50,313
# Students in 8th Grade:
697
51,324
# Students in 9th Grade:
721
56,875
# Students in 10th Grade:
640
50,386
# Students in 11th Grade:
617
47,642
# Students in 12th Grade:
532
44,266
# Ungraded Students:
12
664

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,064 in this school district is less than the state median of $14,317. The school district revenue/student has grown by 11% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,415 is less than the state median of $14,055. The school district spending/student has grown by 7% over four school years.
This School District
This State (KY)
Total Revenue
$106 MM
$9,360 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 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$100 MM
$9,189 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 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$12,064
$14,317
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 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$11,415
$14,055
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 2020-21 school year data.

Best Laurel County School District Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Sublimity Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
900 Sublimity School Rd
London, KY 40744
(606) 862-4692
Grades: PK-5
| 303 students
Rank: #22.
Cold Hill Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
4012 W Laurel Rd
London, KY 40741
(606) 862-4632
Grades: PK-5
| 285 students
Rank: #33.
Bush Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1832 E Laurel Rd
London, KY 40741
(606) 862-4618
Grades: PK-5
| 480 students
Rank: #44.
Keavy Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
598 W Hwy 312
Keavy, KY 40737
(606) 862-4672
Grades: PK-5
| 265 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Johnson Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1781 Mcwhorter Rd
London, KY 40741
(606) 862-4664
Grades: PK-5
| 307 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
London Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
600 N Main St
London, KY 40741
(606) 862-4679
Grades: PK-5
| 516 students
Rank: #77.
Hunter Hills Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
8325 S Us 25
Corbin, KY 40701
(606) 862-4655
Grades: PK-5
| 601 students
Rank: #88.
Hazel Green Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2515 Hwy 1394
East Bernstadt, KY 40729
(606) 862-4647
Grades: PK-5
| 315 students
Rank: #99.
Colony Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3656 Somerset Road
London, KY 40741
(606) 862-4639
Grades: PK-5
| 367 students
Rank: #1010.
North Laurel Middle School
Math: 48% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
101 Johnson Rd
London, KY 40741
(606) 862-4715
Grades: 6-8
| 1,031 students
Rank: #1111.
Wyan-pine Grove Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2330 Keavy Road
London, KY 40744
(606) 862-5400
Grades: PK-5
| 438 students
Rank: #1212.
Camp Ground Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
6800 Barbourville Rd
London, KY 40744
(606) 862-4625
Grades: PK-5
| 318 students
Rank: #1313.
South Laurel Middle School
Math: 36% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
223 S Laurel Rd
London, KY 40741
(606) 862-4745
Grades: 6-8
| 1,024 students
Rank: #14 - 1514. - 15.
North Laurel High School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1300 East Hal Rogers Parkway
London, KY 40741
(606) 862-4699
Grades: 9-12
| 1,311 students
Rank: #14 - 1514. - 15.
South Laurel High School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
201 South Laurel Rd
London, KY 40744
(606) 862-4727
Grades: 9-12
| 1,127 students
Rank: #1616.
Laurel County Day Treatment
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
65 Marydell Rd
London, KY 40741
(606) 862-6605
Grades: 6-12
| 36 students
Rank: n/an/a
Laurel Co Schools Center For Innovation
Vocational School
1100 East Fourth Street
London, KY 40741
(606) 862-5580
Grades: 10-12
| 0 students
Rank: n/an/a
Laurel County Virtual Academy
Alternative School
718 N. Main Street
London, KY 40741
(606) 862-4600
Grades: 6-12
| 0 students
Rank: n/an/a
Mcdaniel Learning Center
Alternative School
275 South Laurel Rd.
London, KY 40744
(606) 862-4781
Grades: 9-12
| 60 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Laurel County School District?
Laurel County School District manages 19 public schools serving 8,784 students.
What is the rank of Laurel County School District?
Laurel County School District is ranked #6 out of 171 school districts in Kentucky (top 5%) 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 overall rank (Top 5%), Highest math proficiency (Top 5%), Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 5%) and Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Laurel County School District?
94% of Laurel County School District students are White, 3% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are Asian, 1% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Laurel County School District?
Laurel County School District has a student/teacher ratio of 16:1, which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 15:1.
What is Laurel County School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $11,415 is less than the state median of $14,055. The school district spending/student has grown by 7% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 19 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 8,784 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 6%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 79% (Btm 50% in KY)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 51% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 56% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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