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 3 public elementary schools serving 1,575 students in Pendleton County School District. This district's average elementary testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public elementary schools in Kentucky.
Public Elementary Schools in Pendleton County School District have an average math proficiency score of 24% (versus the Kentucky public elementary school average of 30%), and reading proficiency score of 34% (versus the 42% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Kentucky public elementary school average of 27% (majority Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (KY)
# Schools
4 Schools
1,077 Schools
# Students
2,262 Students
442,602 Students
# Teachers
147 Teachers
30,457 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.
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
0.45
# American Indian Students
3 Students
576 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
6 Students
8,710 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# Hispanic Students
36 Students
37,570 Students
% Hispanic Students
2%
9%
# Black Students
18 Students
48,230 Students
% Black Students
1%
11%
# White Students
2,151 Students
323,572 Students
% White Students
95%
73%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
698 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
48 Students
23,246 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
103
16,521
# Students in K Grade:
184
47,041
# 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
43,097
# Students in 8th Grade:
174
43,927
# Students in 9th Grade:
186
3,249
# Students in 10th Grade:
180
3,061
# Students in 11th Grade:
167
3,005
# Students in 12th Grade:
151
3,082
# Ungraded Students:
3
77

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 Elementary 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.
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: #33.
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

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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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