Monroe County School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 5 public schools serving 1,823 students in Monroe 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 Monroe County School District have an average math proficiency score of 59% (versus the Kentucky public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 64% (versus the 56% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Monroe County School District are Gamaliel Elementary School, Tompkinsville Elementary School and Joe Harrison Carter. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Monroe County School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Kentucky.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Kentucky public school average of 25% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Monroe 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 10%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)

Overview

School District Name
Monroe County School District
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (KY)
# Schools
5 Schools
1,531 Schools
# Students
1,823 Students
658,809 Students
# Teachers
124 Teachers
42,518 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Monroe County School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 170 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 95% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (KY)
Overall District Rank
#18 out of 173 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Monroe County  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Monroe 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)
64%
56%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Monroe 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
≥95%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Monroe 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
0.21
0.43
# American Indian Students
5 Students
856 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
5 Students
12,629 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# Hispanic Students
129 Students
51,627 Students
% Hispanic Students
7%
8%
# Black Students
27 Students
69,971 Students
% Black Students
2%
11%
# White Students
1,617 Students
492,417 Students
% White Students
89%
75%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
902 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
40 Students
30,411 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
61
20,258
# Students in K Grade:
159
45,611
# Students in 1st Grade:
140
49,131
# Students in 2nd Grade:
147
48,196
# Students in 3rd Grade:
118
43,885
# Students in 4th Grade:
130
47,539
# Students in 5th Grade:
119
48,330
# Students in 6th Grade:
132
50,636
# Students in 7th Grade:
157
51,731
# Students in 8th Grade:
127
52,396
# Students in 9th Grade:
123
53,890
# Students in 10th Grade:
153
52,232
# Students in 11th Grade:
137
48,687
# Students in 12th Grade:
120
45,632
# Ungraded Students:
-
655

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $14,576 is higher than the state median of $12,790. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,392 is higher than the state median of $13,085. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (KY)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$27 MM
$28 MM
This chart display total revenue of Monroe County  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in KY by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$24 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total spending of Monroe County  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in KY by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$14,576
$12,790
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Monroe County  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in KY by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$13,392
$13,085
This chart display average spending per public school student in Monroe County  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in KY by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Monroe County School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Gamaliel Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
320 E Main St
Gamaliel, KY 42140
(270) 457-2341
Grades: PK-5
| 266 students
Rank: #22.
Tompkinsville Elementary School
Math: 72% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
420 Elementary School Rd
Tompkinsville, KY 42167
(270) 487-6472
Grades: PK-5
| 361 students
Rank: #33.
Joe Harrison Carter
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3888 Edmonton Rd
Tompkinsville, KY 42167
(270) 487-5621
Grades: PK-5
| 247 students
Rank: #44.
Monroe Co Middle School
Math: 49% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
600 South Main
Tompkinsville, KY 42167
(270) 487-9624
Grades: 6-8
| 416 students
Rank: #55.
Monroe Co High School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
755 Old Mulkey Rd
Tompkinsville, KY 42167
(270) 487-6217
Grades: 9-12
| 533 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Monroe County School District
  • 309 Emberton St, Tompkinsville, KY, 42167
  • (270) 487-5456
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 1,823 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 11%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 20% in KY)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 59% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 64% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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