Meade County School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 10 public schools serving 4,989 students in Meade County School District. This district's average testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public schools in Kentucky.
Public Schools in Meade County School District have an average math proficiency score of 56% (versus the Kentucky public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 60% (versus the 56% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Meade County School District are Flaherty Primary School, Brandenburg Primary School and David T. Wilson Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Meade County School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Kentucky.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Kentucky public school average of 23% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Meade 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
10 Schools
1,537 Schools
# Students
4,989 Students
679,771 Students
# Teachers
263 Teachers
42,042 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
19:1

District Rank

Meade County School District, which is ranked within the top 20% 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 93% has increased from 92% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (KY)
Overall District Rank
#28 out of 173 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Meade County  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Meade 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)
60%
56%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Meade 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
93%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Meade 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
0.20
0.40
# American Indian Students
10 Students
838 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
29 Students
12,131 Students
% Asian Students
1%
2%
# Hispanic Students
170 Students
45,775 Students
% Hispanic Students
3%
7%
# Black Students
90 Students
71,824 Students
% Black Students
2%
10%
# White Students
4,469 Students
521,864 Students
% White Students
90%
77%
# Hawaiian Students
6 Students
849 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
215 Students
26,490 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
151
29,417
# Students in K Grade:
288
43,976
# Students in 1st Grade:
373
50,426
# Students in 2nd Grade:
346
49,404
# Students in 3rd Grade:
352
51,263
# Students in 4th Grade:
376
52,252
# Students in 5th Grade:
335
52,361
# Students in 6th Grade:
361
50,824
# Students in 7th Grade:
398
50,181
# Students in 8th Grade:
408
50,228
# Students in 9th Grade:
381
53,687
# Students in 10th Grade:
389
50,822
# Students in 11th Grade:
426
48,739
# Students in 12th Grade:
402
45,593
# Ungraded Students:
3
598

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $10,721 in this school district is less than the state median of $12,004. The school district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,531 is higher than the state median of $12,248. The school district spending/student has grown by 17% over four school years.
This School District
This State (KY)
Total Revenue
$54 MM
$28 MM
This chart display total revenue of Meade 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
$63 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total spending of Meade 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
$10,721
$12,004
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Meade 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
$12,531
$12,248
This chart display average spending per public school student in Meade 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 Meade County School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Flaherty Primary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2635 Flaherty Rd.
Ekron, KY 40117
(270) 422-7575
Grades: K-3
| 405 students
Rank: #22.
Brandenburg Primary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
750 Broadway
Brandenburg, KY 40108
(270) 422-7545
Grades: PK-3
| 791 students
Rank: #33.
David T. Wilson Elementary School
Math: 63% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1075 Old Ekron Rd
Brandenburg, KY 40108
(270) 422-7540
Grades: 4-6
| 471 students
Rank: #44.
Stuart Pepper Middle School
Math: 57% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1085 Old Ekron Rd
Brandenburg, KY 40108
(270) 422-7530
Grades: 7-8
| 805 students
Rank: #55.
Ekron Elementary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2500 Hayesville Rd
Ekron, KY 40117
(270) 422-7570
Grades: K-6
| 353 students
Rank: #66.
Payneville Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
520 Rhodelia Rd
Payneville, KY 40157
(270) 422-7550
Grades: K-6
| 232 students
Rank: #77.
Flaherty Elementary School
Math: 47% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2615 Flaherty Rd
Ekron, KY 40117
(270) 422-7565
Grades: 4-6
| 329 students
Rank: #88.
Meade County High School
Math: 44% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
938 Old State Rd
Brandenburg, KY 40108
(270) 422-7515
Grades: 9-12
| 1,588 students
Brandenburg High School
Alternative School
938 Old State Rd
Brandenburg, KY 40108
(270) 422-7516
Grades: 9-12
| 12 students
James R. Allen High School
Alternative School
918 Old State Road
Brandenburg, KY 40108
(270) 422-7516
Grades: 6-12
| 3 students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 4,989 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 10%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 93% (Top 50% in KY)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 56% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.20

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