Morgan County School District

155 University Drive
West Liberty, KY 41472
(District boundaries shown in map)
2/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 10%)
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 8 public schools serving 1,881 students in Morgan County School District. This district's average testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Kentucky.
Public Schools in Morgan County School District have an average math proficiency score of 15% (versus the Kentucky public school average of 30%), and reading proficiency score of 36% (versus the 41% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Black), 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
8 Schools
1,535 Schools
# Students
1,881 Students
653,795 Students
# Teachers
134 Teachers
43,431 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Morgan 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 95% has increased from 80-84% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (KY)
#150 out of 172 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Morgan County  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 Morgan 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 Morgan 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.
≥95%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Morgan County  School District and public school graduation rate of KY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.05
0.44
# American Indian Students
n/a
853 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
2 Students
12,780 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# Hispanic Students
17 Students
54,122 Students
% Hispanic Students
1%
8%
# Black Students
24 Students
69,939 Students
% Black Students
1%
11%
# White Students
1,834 Students
483,050 Students
% White Students
98%
74%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
1,016 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
4 Students
32,044 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
16
23,220
# Students in K Grade:
165
49,563
# Students in 1st Grade:
132
46,851
# Students in 2nd Grade:
141
47,051
# Students in 3rd Grade:
130
47,140
# Students in 4th Grade:
134
43,532
# Students in 5th Grade:
124
47,163
# Students in 6th Grade:
147
47,805
# Students in 7th Grade:
146
50,313
# Students in 8th Grade:
154
51,324
# Students in 9th Grade:
181
56,875
# Students in 10th Grade:
139
50,386
# Students in 11th Grade:
144
47,642
# Students in 12th Grade:
128
44,266
# Ungraded Students:
-
664

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $15,855 is higher than the state median of $14,317. The school district revenue/student has grown by 18% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $16,392 is higher than the state median of $14,055. The school district spending/student has grown by 13% over four school years.
This School District
This State (KY)
Total Revenue
$30 MM
$9,360 MM
This chart display total revenue of Morgan 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
$31 MM
$9,189 MM
This chart display total spending of Morgan 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
$15,855
$14,317
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Morgan 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
$16,392
$14,055
This chart display average spending per public school student in Morgan 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 Morgan County School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Woodsbend Youth Development Center
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50% )
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
163 Woodsbend Boys Camp Rd
West Liberty, KY 41472
(606) 743-3177
Grades: 6-12
| 15 students
Rank: #22.
East Valley Elementary School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: 50-59%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
7585 Hwy 172
West Liberty, KY 41472
(606) 522-8152
Grades: PK-5
| 118 students
Rank: #33.
Morgan County High School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
150 Road To Success
West Liberty, KY 41472
(606) 743-8702
Grades: 9-12
| 578 students
Rank: #44.
Morgan Central Elementary School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
3201 Hwy 460 W
West Liberty, KY 41472
(606) 743-8552
Grades: PK-5
| 290 students
Rank: #55.
Morgan County Middle School
(Math: 14% | Reading: 35%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
380 Road To Success
West Liberty, KY 41472
(606) 743-8102
Grades: 6-8
| 446 students
Rank: #66.
Ezel Elementary School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
31 Walnut Street
Ezel, KY 41425
(606) 725-8202
Grades: PK-5
| 113 students
Rank: #77.
Wrigley Elementary School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
7490 Hwy 7
West Liberty, KY 41472
(606) 743-8302
Grades: PK-5
| 321 students
Rank: n/an/a
Eastern Ky Education Center
Vocational School
200 Road To Justice
West Liberty, KY 41472
(606) 743-2800
Grades: Inquire with school
| 0 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Morgan County School District?
Morgan County School District manages 8 public schools serving 1,881 students.
What is the rank of Morgan County School District?
Morgan County School District is ranked #144 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. This district ranks in the top 20% of Kentucky school districts for: Highest graduation rate (Top 10%) and Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Morgan County School District?
98% of Morgan County School District students are White, 1% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Morgan County School District?
Morgan County School District has a student/teacher ratio of 14:1, which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 15:1.
What is Morgan County School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $16,392 is higher than the state median of $14,055. The school district spending/student has grown by 13% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 8 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 1,881 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 2%
  • : ≥95% (Top 10% in KY)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 14% (Btm 50%)
  • : 35% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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