Magoffin County School District

109 Gardner Trail
Salyersville, KY 41465
(District boundaries shown in map)
1/
10
Bottom 50%
For the 2024 school year, there are 5 public schools serving 2,019 students in Magoffin County School District. This district's average testing ranking is 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Kentucky.
Public Schools in Magoffin County School District have an average math proficiency score of 13% (versus the Kentucky public school average of 30%), and reading proficiency score of 27% (versus the 41% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Kentucky public school average of 26% (majority Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (KY)
# Schools
5 Schools
1,535 Schools
# Students
2,019 Students
653,795 Students
# Teachers
133 Teachers
43,431 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Magoffin County School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 90-94% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School District
State Average (KY)
#167 out of 172 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Magoffin County  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
13%
30%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Magoffin 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.
28%
42%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Magoffin 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.
90-94%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Magoffin County  School District and public school graduation rate of KY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.04
0.44
# American Indian Students
1 Student
853 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
1 Student
12,780 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# Hispanic Students
25 Students
54,122 Students
% Hispanic Students
1%
8%
# Black Students
1 Student
69,939 Students
% Black Students
n/a
11%
# White Students
1,975 Students
483,050 Students
% White Students
98%
74%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
1,016 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
15 Students
32,044 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
126
23,220
# Students in K Grade:
155
49,563
# Students in 1st Grade:
121
46,851
# Students in 2nd Grade:
136
47,051
# Students in 3rd Grade:
149
47,140
# Students in 4th Grade:
158
43,532
# Students in 5th Grade:
129
47,163
# Students in 6th Grade:
134
47,805
# Students in 7th Grade:
129
50,313
# Students in 8th Grade:
148
51,324
# Students in 9th Grade:
161
56,875
# Students in 10th Grade:
167
50,386
# Students in 11th Grade:
157
47,642
# Students in 12th Grade:
149
44,266
# Ungraded Students:
-
664

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $16,415 is higher than the state median of $14,317. The school district revenue/student has grown by 21% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,591 is less than the state median of $14,055. The school district spending/student has grown by 10% over four school years.
This School District
This State (KY)
Total Revenue
$33 MM
$9,360 MM
This chart display total revenue of Magoffin 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
$27 MM
$9,189 MM
This chart display total spending of Magoffin 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
$16,415
$14,317
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Magoffin County  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in KY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$13,591
$14,055
This chart display average spending per public school student in Magoffin County  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in KY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Magoffin County School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
South Magoffin Elementary School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
171 Half Mountain Road
Salyersville, KY 41465
(606) 884-7325
Grades: PK-6
| 196 students
Rank: #22.
Herald Whitaker Middle School
(Math: 13% | Reading: 32%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
221 Hornet Dr
Salyersville, KY 41465
(606) 349-5190
Grades: 7-8
| 274 students
Rank: #33.
North Magoffin Elementary School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1991 Hwy 460 W
Salyersville, KY 41465
(606) 349-2847
Grades: PK-6
| 422 students
Rank: #44.
Salyersville Grade School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
204 Hornet Drive
Salyersville, KY 41465
(606) 349-3411
Grades: PK-6
| 490 students
Rank: #55.
Magoffin County High School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1100 East Mountain Parkway
Salyersville, KY 41465
(606) 349-2011
Grades: 7-12
| 637 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Magoffin County School District?
Magoffin County School District manages 5 public schools serving 2,019 students.
What is the rank of Magoffin County School District?
Magoffin County School District is ranked #165 out of 171 school districts in Kentucky (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year.
What is the racial composition of students in Magoffin County School District?
98% of Magoffin County School District students are White, 1% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Magoffin County School District?
Magoffin County School District has a student/teacher ratio of 15:1, which is equal to the Kentucky state average of 15:1.
What is Magoffin County School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $13,591 is less than the state median of $14,055. The school district spending/student has grown by 10% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 5 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 2,019 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 2%
  • : 90-94% (Top 50% in KY)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 13% (Btm 50%)
  • : 28% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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