Top 3 Best Letcher County Public High Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 4 public high schools serving 1,329 students in Letcher County, KY.
The top ranked public high schools in Letcher County, KY are Letcher County Central High School, Jenkins Independent School and Letcher County Alternative Education Center. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Letcher County, KY public high schools have an average math proficiency score of 14% (versus the Kentucky public high school average of 29%), and reading proficiency score of 31% (versus the 38% statewide average). High schools in Letcher County have an average ranking of 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Kentucky public high schools.
Letcher County, KY public high school have a Graduation Rate of 92%, which is more than the Kentucky average of 91%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Letcher County Central High School, with 93% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in Kentucky or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Kentucky public high school average of 25% (majority Black).

Best Letcher County Public High Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Letcher County Central High School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
435 Cougar Dr
Whitesburg, KY 41858
(606) 633-2339
Grades: 9-12
| 861 students
Rank: #22.
Jenkins Independent School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
9409 Highway 805
Jenkins, KY 41537
(606) 832-2184
Grades: PK-12
| 468 students
Rank: n/an/a
Letcher County Alternative Education Center
Alternative School
185 Circle Dr
Whitesburg, KY 41858
(606) 633-5559
Grades: 8-12
| 0 students
Rank: n/an/a
Letcher County Area Technology Center
Vocational School
515 Cougar Dr
Whitesburg, KY 41858
(606) 633-5053
Grades: 8-12
| 0 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Letcher County, KY

Letcher County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
6868 Hwy 7 North
Whitesburg, KY 41858
(606) 633-7812
Grades: K-8
| 225 students
344 Coal Ave
Neon, KY 41840
(606) 855-7597
Grades: 9-12
| 218 students
11497 Hwy 805
Burdine, KY 41517
(606) 832-2711
Grades: PK-6
| 304 students
16040 Hwy 160
Linefork, KY 41833
(606) 589-2745
Grades: PK-8
| 85 students
160 Letcher High School Dr
Blackey, KY 41804
(606) 633-2524
Grades: PK-5
| 276 students
160 Lhs Dr
Letcher, KY 41832
(606) 633-0707
Grades: 9-12
| 178 students
162 Lhs Dr
Letcher, KY 41832
(606) 633-7812
Grades: 6-8
| 143 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public high schools in Letcher County, KY?
The top ranked public high schools in Letcher County, KY include Letcher County Central High School, Jenkins Independent School and Letcher County Alternative Education Center.
How many public high schools are located in Letcher County, KY?
4 public high schools are located in Letcher County, KY.
What is the racial composition of students in Letcher County, KY?
Letcher County, KY public high schools minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Kentucky public high schools average of 25% (majority Black).

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