Mccreary County School District

120 Raider Way
Stearns, KY 42647
(District boundaries shown in map)
3/
10
Bottom 50%
For the 2024 school year, there are 4 public schools serving 2,742 students in Mccreary County School District. This district's average testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Kentucky.
Public Schools in Mccreary County School District have an average math proficiency score of 22% (versus the Kentucky public school average of 30%), and reading proficiency score of 35% (versus the 41% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 3% 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
4 Schools
1,535 Schools
# Students
2,742 Students
653,795 Students
# Teachers
186 Teachers
43,431 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Mccreary 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 increased from 79% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (KY)
#125 out of 172 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Mccreary County  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
22%
30%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Mccreary 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.
35%
42%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mccreary 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 Mccreary County  School District and public school graduation rate of KY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.06
0.44
# American Indian Students
2 Students
853 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
2 Students
12,780 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# Hispanic Students
38 Students
54,122 Students
% Hispanic Students
2%
8%
# Black Students
8 Students
69,939 Students
% Black Students
n/a
11%
# White Students
2,665 Students
483,050 Students
% White Students
97%
74%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
1,016 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
27 Students
32,044 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
142
23,220
# Students in K Grade:
215
49,563
# Students in 1st Grade:
200
46,851
# Students in 2nd Grade:
195
47,051
# Students in 3rd Grade:
211
47,140
# Students in 4th Grade:
211
43,532
# Students in 5th Grade:
226
47,163
# Students in 6th Grade:
190
47,805
# Students in 7th Grade:
184
50,313
# Students in 8th Grade:
171
51,324
# Students in 9th Grade:
253
56,875
# Students in 10th Grade:
181
50,386
# Students in 11th Grade:
201
47,642
# Students in 12th Grade:
160
44,266
# Ungraded Students:
2
664

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $14,984 is higher than the state median of $14,317. The school district revenue/student has grown by 23% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $14,159 is higher than the state median of $14,055. The school district spending/student has grown by 23% over four school years.
This School District
This State (KY)
Total Revenue
$41 MM
$9,360 MM
This chart display total revenue of Mccreary 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
$39 MM
$9,189 MM
This chart display total spending of Mccreary 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
$14,984
$14,317
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Mccreary 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
$14,159
$14,055
This chart display average spending per public school student in Mccreary 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 Mccreary County School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Pine Knot Elementary School
(Math: 30% | Reading: 41%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
6519 S Hwy 1651
Pine Knot, KY 42635
(606) 354-2511
Grades: PK-5
| 818 students
Rank: #22.
Mccreary County Middle School
(Math: 22% | Reading: 38%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
180 Raider Way
Stearns, KY 42647
(606) 376-5081
Grades: 6-8
| 545 students
Rank: #33.
Mccreary Central High School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
400 Raider Way
Stearns, KY 42647
(606) 376-5051
Grades: 9-12
| 797 students
Rank: #44.
Whitley City Elementary School
(Math: 12% | Reading: 21%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2819 N Hwy 27
Whitley City, KY 42653
(606) 376-2690
Grades: PK-5
| 582 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Mccreary County School District?
Mccreary County School District manages 4 public schools serving 2,742 students.
What is the rank of Mccreary County School District?
Mccreary County School District is ranked #131 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 Mccreary County School District?
97% of Mccreary County School District students are White, 2% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Mccreary County School District?
Mccreary County School District has a student/teacher ratio of 15:1, which is equal to the Kentucky state average of 15:1.
What is Mccreary County School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $14,159 is higher than the state median of $14,055. The school district spending/student has grown by 23% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 4 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 2,742 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 3%
  • : 90-94% (Top 50% in KY)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 22% (Btm 50%)
  • : 35% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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