Top 10 Best Ohio County Public Schools (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 11 public schools serving 4,335 students in Ohio County, KY. Ohio County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Kentucky.
The top ranked public schools in Ohio County, KY are Wayland Alexander Elementary School, Ohio County Middle School and Horse Branch Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Ohio County, KY public schools have an average math proficiency score of 45% (versus the Kentucky public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 56% (versus the 56% statewide average). Schools in Ohio County have an average ranking of 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Kentucky public schools.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Kentucky public school average of 23% (majority Black).

Best Ohio County Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Wayland Alexander Elementary School
Math: 55% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1250 Oakwood Dr
Hartford, KY 42347
(270) 298-3462
Grades: PK-6
| 729 students
Rank: #22.
Ohio County Middle School
Math: 50% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1404 S Main St
Hartford, KY 42347
(270) 274-7893
Grades: 7-8
| 661 students
Rank: #33.
Horse Branch Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
11980 Us Hwy 62 E
Horse Branch, KY 42349
(270) 274-4662
Grades: PK-6
| 221 students
Rank: #44.
Fordsville Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
359 W Main St
Fordsville, KY 42343
(270) 276-3601
Grades: PK-6
| 269 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Ohio County Alternative Learning Program
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
100 W Render St, Ste 2
Hartford, KY 42347
(270) 298-9092
Grades: 6-12
| 15 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Ohio County Day Treatment
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
100 W Render St, Ste 2
Hartford, KY 42347
(270) 298-9092
Grades: 6-12
| 18 students
Rank: #77.
Beaver Dam Elementary School
Math: 38% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
183 Us Hwy 62 E
Beaver Dam, KY 42320
(270) 274-4478
Grades: PK-6
| 625 students
Rank: #88.
Southern Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3836 Us Hwy 231 S
Beaver Dam, KY 42320
(270) 274-3462
Grades: PK-6
| 317 students
Rank: #99.
Western Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4008 St Rt 85 E
Centertown, KY 42328
(270) 274-7643
Grades: PK-6
| 319 students
Rank: #1010.
Ohio County High School
Math: 31% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1400 S Main St
Hartford, KY 42347
(270) 274-3366
Grades: 9-12
| 1,160 students
Ohio County Area Technology Center
Vocational School
1406 South Main Street
Hartford, KY 42347
(270) 274-9612
Grades: 10
| 1 students

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