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 5 public preschools serving 2,153 students in Muhlenberg County School District. This district's average pre testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public pre schools in Kentucky.
Public Preschools in Muhlenberg County School District have an average math proficiency score of 22% (versus the Kentucky public pre school average of 31%), and reading proficiency score of 35% (versus the 41% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Kentucky public preschool average of 22% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (KY)
# Schools
11 Schools
546 Schools
# Students
4,387 Students
220,159 Students
# Teachers
288 Teachers
15,414 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
0.39
# American Indian Students
3 Students
265 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
19 Students
4,048 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# Hispanic Students
126 Students
16,817 Students
% Hispanic Students
3%
8%
# Black Students
81 Students
17,402 Students
% Black Students
2%
8%
# White Students
3,983 Students
170,680 Students
% White Students
91%
77%
# Hawaiian Students
2 Students
369 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
173 Students
10,578 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
204
23,177
# Students in K Grade:
377
35,885
# Students in 1st Grade:
339
31,229
# Students in 2nd Grade:
323
30,891
# Students in 3rd Grade:
302
29,260
# Students in 4th Grade:
309
26,168
# Students in 5th Grade:
299
27,438
# Students in 6th Grade:
321
7,855
# Students in 7th Grade:
314
3,149
# Students in 8th Grade:
319
3,115
# Students in 9th Grade:
398
518
# Students in 10th Grade:
328
492
# Students in 11th Grade:
280
498
# Students in 12th Grade:
270
453
# Ungraded Students:
4
31

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 Preschools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Bremen Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
5000 Main St
Bremen, KY 42325
(270) 525-6686
Grades: PK-5
| 367 students
Rank: #22.
Greenville Elementary School
(Math: 31% | Reading: 41%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
201 E Main Cross
Greenville, KY 42345
(270) 338-4830
Grades: PK-5
| 530 students
Rank: #33.
Central City Elementary School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1501 N 2nd St
Central City, KY 42330
(270) 754-4474
Grades: PK-5
| 375 students
Rank: #44.
Muhlenberg South Elementary School
(Math: 15% | Reading: 33%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2005 Us Hwy 431 S
Beechmont, KY 42323
(270) 476-2204
Grades: PK-5
| 507 students
Rank: #55.
Longest Elementary School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1020 N Main St
Greenville, KY 42345
(270) 338-2842
Grades: PK-5
| 374 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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