Muhlenberg County School District

510 W Main St
Powderly, KY 42367
(District boundaries shown in map)
4/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 3 public high schools serving 1,306 students in Muhlenberg County School District. This district's average high testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public high schools in Kentucky.
Public High Schools in Muhlenberg County School District have an average math proficiency score of 25% (versus the Kentucky public high school average of 29%), and reading proficiency score of 33% (versus the 38% statewide average).
Public High School in Muhlenberg County School District have a Graduation Rate of 90%, which is less than the Kentucky average of 91%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Muhlenberg County High School, with 91% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in Kentucky or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Kentucky public high school average of 25% (majority Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (KY)
# Schools
11 Schools
509 Schools
# Students
4,387 Students
216,078 Students
# Teachers
288 Teachers
13,469 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Muhlenberg 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 88% has increased from 85% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (KY)
#111 out of 172 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Muhlenberg County  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
24%
30%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Muhlenberg 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.
37%
42%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Muhlenberg 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.
88%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Muhlenberg County  School District and public school graduation rate of KY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.17
0.43
# American Indian Students
3 Students
300 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
19 Students
4,060 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# Hispanic Students
126 Students
16,994 Students
% Hispanic Students
3%
8%
# Black Students
81 Students
24,684 Students
% Black Students
2%
11%
# White Students
3,983 Students
161,035 Students
% White Students
91%
75%
# Hawaiian Students
2 Students
301 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
173 Students
8,713 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
204
388
# Students in K Grade:
377
897
# Students in 1st Grade:
339
927
# Students in 2nd Grade:
323
966
# Students in 3rd Grade:
302
945
# Students in 4th Grade:
309
940
# Students in 5th Grade:
299
1,065
# Students in 6th Grade:
321
2,385
# Students in 7th Grade:
314
3,588
# Students in 8th Grade:
319
4,144
# Students in 9th Grade:
398
56,875
# Students in 10th Grade:
328
50,386
# Students in 11th Grade:
280
47,642
# Students in 12th Grade:
270
44,266
# Ungraded Students:
4
664

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $15,425 is higher than the state median of $14,317. The school district revenue/student has grown by 19% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,921 is less than the state median of $14,055. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (KY)
Total Revenue
$68 MM
$9,360 MM
This chart display total revenue of Muhlenberg 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
$57 MM
$9,189 MM
This chart display total spending of Muhlenberg 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
$15,425
$14,317
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Muhlenberg 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
$12,921
$14,055
This chart display average spending per public school student in Muhlenberg 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 Muhlenberg County School District Public High Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
The Renaissance Center
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
201 Airport Rd
Greenville, KY 42345
(270) 338-0662
Grades: 6-12
| 98 students
Rank: #22.
Muhlenberg County High School
(Math: 24% | Reading: 32%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
501 Hwy 189 Bypass
Greenville, KY 42345
(270) 338-0040
Grades: 9-12
| 1,208 students
Rank: n/an/a
Muhlenberg County Career & Tech Center
Vocational School
501 Robert Draper Way
Greenville, KY 42345
(270) 338-0040
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 11 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 4,387 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • : 88% (Btm 50% in KY)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • : 37% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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