Pendleton County School District

2525 Hwy 27 N
Falmouth, KY 41040
(District boundaries shown in map)
4/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 10%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 4 public schools serving 2,262 students in Pendleton 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 Pendleton County School District have an average math proficiency score of 23% (versus the Kentucky public school average of 30%), and reading proficiency score of 35% (versus the 41% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), 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
4 Schools
1,535 Schools
# Students
2,262 Students
653,795 Students
# Teachers
147 Teachers
43,431 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Pendleton 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 stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (KY)
#119 out of 172 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Pendleton County  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
23%
30%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Pendleton 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 Pendleton 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 Pendleton County  School District and public school graduation rate of KY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.10
0.44
# American Indian Students
3 Students
853 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
6 Students
12,780 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# Hispanic Students
36 Students
54,122 Students
% Hispanic Students
2%
8%
# Black Students
18 Students
69,939 Students
% Black Students
1%
11%
# White Students
2,151 Students
483,050 Students
% White Students
95%
74%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
1,016 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
48 Students
32,044 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
103
23,220
# Students in K Grade:
184
49,563
# Students in 1st Grade:
149
46,851
# Students in 2nd Grade:
154
47,051
# Students in 3rd Grade:
170
47,140
# Students in 4th Grade:
135
43,532
# Students in 5th Grade:
153
47,163
# Students in 6th Grade:
156
47,805
# Students in 7th Grade:
197
50,313
# Students in 8th Grade:
174
51,324
# Students in 9th Grade:
186
56,875
# Students in 10th Grade:
180
50,386
# Students in 11th Grade:
167
47,642
# Students in 12th Grade:
151
44,266
# Ungraded Students:
3
664

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,624 in this school district is less than the state median of $14,317. The school district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,927 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
$29 MM
$9,360 MM
This chart display total revenue of Pendleton 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
$25 MM
$9,189 MM
This chart display total spending of Pendleton 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
$12,624
$14,317
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Pendleton 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
$10,927
$14,055
This chart display average spending per public school student in Pendleton 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 Pendleton County School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Northern Elementary School
(Math: 31% | Reading: 45%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
925 Hwy 177 E
Butler, KY 41006
(859) 472-7341
Grades: PK-5
| 499 students
Rank: #22.
Pendleton County High School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2359 Hwy 27 N
Falmouth, KY 41040
(859) 654-3355
Grades: 9-12
| 687 students
Rank: #33.
Southern Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
320 Fairgrounds Rd
Falmouth, KY 41040
(859) 654-6981
Grades: PK-5
| 549 students
Rank: #44.
Phillip Sharp Middle School
(Math: 17% | Reading: 31%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
35 Wright Rd
Butler, KY 41006
(859) 472-7000
Grades: 6-8
| 527 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Pendleton County School District?
Pendleton County School District manages 4 public schools serving 2,262 students.
What is the rank of Pendleton County School District?
Pendleton County School District is ranked #112 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%)
What is the racial composition of students in Pendleton County School District?
95% of Pendleton County School District students are White, 2% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Pendleton County School District?
Pendleton County School District has a student/teacher ratio of 15:1, which is equal to the Kentucky state average of 15:1.
What is Pendleton County School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $10,927 is less than the state median of $14,055. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 4 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 2,262 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 5%
  • : ≥95% (Top 10% in KY)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • : 35% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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