Nicholas County School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 2 public schools serving 1,108 students in Nicholas County School District. This district's average testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Kentucky.
Public Schools in Nicholas County School District have an average math proficiency score of 43% (versus the Kentucky public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 50% (versus the 56% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Nicholas County School District are Nicholas County Elementary School and Nicholas County High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Nicholas County School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Kentucky.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Kentucky public school average of 23% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)

Overview

School District Name
Nicholas County School District
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (KY)
# Schools
2 Schools
1,537 Schools
# Students
1,108 Students
679,771 Students
# Teachers
70 Teachers
42,042 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Nicholas County School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 172 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 increased from 90% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (KY)
Overall District Rank
#114 out of 173 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Nicholas County  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Nicholas 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)
49%
56%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Nicholas 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 Nicholas 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
0.12
0.40
# American Indian Students
1 Student
838 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
2 Students
12,131 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# Hispanic Students
47 Students
45,775 Students
% Hispanic Students
4%
7%
# Black Students
4 Students
71,824 Students
% Black Students
1%
10%
# White Students
1,039 Students
521,864 Students
% White Students
94%
77%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
849 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
15 Students
26,490 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
76
29,417
# Students in K Grade:
71
43,976
# Students in 1st Grade:
72
50,426
# Students in 2nd Grade:
86
49,404
# Students in 3rd Grade:
79
51,263
# Students in 4th Grade:
70
52,252
# Students in 5th Grade:
88
52,361
# Students in 6th Grade:
79
50,824
# Students in 7th Grade:
77
50,181
# Students in 8th Grade:
81
50,228
# Students in 9th Grade:
93
53,687
# Students in 10th Grade:
80
50,822
# Students in 11th Grade:
72
48,739
# Students in 12th Grade:
84
45,593
# Ungraded Students:
-
598

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,569 is higher than the state median of $12,004. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $16,354 is higher than the state median of $12,248. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (KY)
Total Revenue
$14 MM
$28 MM
This chart display total revenue of Nicholas County  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in KY by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$18 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total spending of Nicholas County  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in KY by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$12,569
$12,004
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Nicholas County  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in KY by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$16,354
$12,248
This chart display average spending per public school student in Nicholas County  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in KY by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Nicholas County School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Nicholas County Elementary School
Math: 46% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
133 School Drive
Carlisle, KY 40311
(859) 289-3785
Grades: PK-6
| 621 students
Rank: #22.
Nicholas County High School
Math: 40% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
103 School Dr
Carlisle, KY 40311
(859) 289-3780
Grades: 7-12
| 487 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 1,108 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 6%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 20% in KY)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 44% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 49% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.12

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