Top 10 Best Perry County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 16 public schools serving 4,757 students in Perry County, KY.
The top ranked public schools in Perry County, KY are Cordia School, Hazard High School and Viper Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Perry County, KY public schools have an average math proficiency score of 36% (versus the Kentucky public school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 48% (versus the 45% statewide average). Schools in Perry County have an average ranking of 6/10, which is in the top 50% of Kentucky public schools.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Kentucky public school average of 26% (majority Black).

Best Public Schools in Perry County (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Cordia School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
6050 Lotts Creek Road
Hazard, KY 41701
(606) 785-4457
Grades: PK-12
| 192 students
Rank: #22.
Hazard High School
(Math: 50-59% | Reading: 50-59%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
157 Bulldog Ln
Hazard, KY 41701
(606) 439-1318
Grades: 9-12
| 262 students
Rank: #33.
Viper Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
20 Eddington Ln
Viper, KY 41774
(606) 439-3837
Grades: PK-8
| 239 students
Rank: #44.
Perry County Alternative School
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
72 Edna Lane
Hazard, KY 41701
(606) 436-4932
Grades: K-8
| 4 students
Rank: #55.
West Perry Elementary School
(Math: 43% | Reading: 54%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
72 Miss Edna Lane
Hazard, KY 41701
(606) 439-6438
Grades: PK-8
| 704 students
Rank: #66.
Robinson Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
13150 Ky Hwy 476
Ary, KY 41712
(606) 378-7761
Grades: PK-8
| 288 students
Rank: #77.
Hazard Middle School
(Math: 44% | Reading: 49%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
325 School Street
Hazard, KY 41701
(606) 436-4421
Grades: 5-8
| 292 students
Rank: #88.
Learning Academy
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50% )
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
305 Park Avenue
Hazard, KY 41701
(606) 439-5888
Grades: 9-12
| 19 students
Rank: #99.
Roy G. Eversole Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
601 Broadway
Hazard, KY 41701
(606) 436-4721
Grades: PK-4
| 417 students
Rank: #1010.
East Perry County Elementary School
(Math: 31% | Reading: 48%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
301 Perry Circle Rd
Hazard, KY 41701
(606) 436-3423
Grades: PK-8
| 671 students
Rank: #1111.
Perry County Central High School
(Math: 27% | Reading: 41%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
305 Park Ave
Hazard, KY 41701
(606) 439-5888
Grades: 9-12
| 878 students
Rank: #1212.
Leatherwood Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
7777 Hwy 699
Cornettsville, KY 41731
(606) 675-4431
Grades: K-8
| 102 students
Rank: #1313.
Buckhorn School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
18392 Ky Hwy 28
Buckhorn, KY 41721
(606) 398-7176
Grades: K-12
| 324 students
Rank: #1414.
Robert W Combs Elementary School
(Math: 26% | Reading: 32%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
9165 Hwy 15 S
Happy, KY 41746
(606) 476-2518
Grades: PK-8
| 365 students
Rank: n/an/a
Hazard Community College Tech Campus
Vocational School
101 Vo-tech Drive
Hazard, KY 41701
(606) 435-5101
Grades: Inquire with school
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Kentucky Tech - Hazard Regional Tech Center
Vocational School
101 Vo-tech Drive
Hazard, KY 41701
(606) 435-6101
Grades: Inquire with school
| n/a students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Perry County, KY

Perry County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
641 Hwy 80 W
Combs, KY 41729
(606) 436-4932
Grades: K-8
| 304 students
47 Big Creek Rd
Avawam, KY 41713
(606) 436-5632
Grades: K-8
| 136 students
116 Buckhorn Lane
Buckhorn, KY 41721
(606) 398-7000
Grades: K-12
| 23 students
18392 Ky Hwy 28
Buckhorn, KY 41721
(606) 398-6265
Grades: PK-8
| n/a students
250 Chavies School Rd
Chavies, KY 41727
(606) 436-5101
Grades: K-8
| 303 students
6050 Lotts Creek Rd
Hazard, KY 41701
(606) 785-4457
Grades: PK-6
| 102 students
6060 Lotts Creek Rd
Hazard, KY 41701
(606) 785-4457
Grades: 7-12
| 115 students
41 Runway Ave
Hazard, KY 41701
(606) 436-3423
Grades: PK-6
| 539 students
3134 16 Mile Creek Rd
Dice, KY 41736
(606) 436-3055
Grades: K-8
| 108 students
625 Big Willard Road
Busy, KY 41723
(606) 436-6807
Grades: K-8
| 218 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Perry County, KY?
The top ranked public schools in Perry County, KY include Cordia School, Hazard High School and Viper Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in Perry County, KY?
16 public schools are located in Perry County, KY.
What is the racial composition of students in Perry County, KY?
Perry County, KY public schools minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Kentucky public schools average of 26% (majority Black).

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