Middlesboro Independent School District

220 N 20th St
Middlesboro, KY 40965
(District boundaries shown in map)
2/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 3 public middle schools serving 335 students in Middlesboro Independent School District. This district's average middle testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public middle schools in Kentucky.
Public Middle Schools in Middlesboro Independent School District have an average math proficiency score of 17% (versus the Kentucky public middle school average of 27%), and reading proficiency score of 41% (versus the 43% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Kentucky public middle school average of 25% (majority Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (KY)
# Schools
7 Schools
553 Schools
# Students
1,079 Students
186,922 Students
# Teachers
88 Teachers
12,436 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1

District Rank

Middlesboro Independent 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)
#153 out of 172 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Middlesboro Independent  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
14%
30%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Middlesboro Independent  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.
34%
42%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Middlesboro Independent  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 Middlesboro Independent  School District and public school graduation rate of KY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.29
0.42
# American Indian Students
2 Students
231 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
8 Students
2,852 Students
% Asian Students
1%
1%
# Hispanic Students
20 Students
14,590 Students
% Hispanic Students
2%
8%
# Black Students
68 Students
20,032 Students
% Black Students
6%
11%
# White Students
907 Students
140,497 Students
% White Students
84%
75%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
240 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
74 Students
8,480 Students
% of Two or more races Students
7%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
62
1,931
# Students in K Grade:
75
3,987
# Students in 1st Grade:
67
3,780
# Students in 2nd Grade:
64
3,762
# Students in 3rd Grade:
61
3,869
# Students in 4th Grade:
58
3,856
# Students in 5th Grade:
62
5,054
# Students in 6th Grade:
60
41,287
# Students in 7th Grade:
89
50,313
# Students in 8th Grade:
101
51,324
# Students in 9th Grade:
114
4,844
# Students in 10th Grade:
91
4,333
# Students in 11th Grade:
91
4,222
# Students in 12th Grade:
84
4,273
# Ungraded Students:
-
87

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $17,911 is higher than the state median of $14,317. The school district revenue/student has grown by 35% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $16,633 is higher than the state median of $14,055. The school district spending/student has grown by 26% over four school years.
This School District
This State (KY)
Total Revenue
$19 MM
$9,360 MM
This chart display total revenue of Middlesboro Independent  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
$18 MM
$9,189 MM
This chart display total spending of Middlesboro Independent  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
$17,911
$14,317
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Middlesboro Independent  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
$16,633
$14,055
This chart display average spending per public school student in Middlesboro Independent  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 Middlesboro Independent School District Public Middle Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Middlesboro Alternative School
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50% )
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
220 North 20th Street
Middlesboro, KY 40965
(606) 242-8816
Grades: 7-12
| 21 students
Rank: #22.
Middlesboro Middle School
(Math: 17% | Reading: 41%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
4400 Cumberland Ave
Middlesboro, KY 40965
(606) 242-8880
Grades: 5-8
| 310 students
Rank: n/an/a
Middlesboro Group Home School
Alternative School
220 North 20th Street
Middlesboro, KY 40965
(606) 242-8800
Grades: 6-12
| 4 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 7 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 1,079 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • : 90-94% (Top 50% in KY)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 14% (Btm 50%)
  • : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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