Perry County School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 11 public schools serving 3,855 students in Perry County School District. This district's average testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public schools in Kentucky.
Public Schools in Perry County School District have an average math proficiency score of 47% (versus the Kentucky public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 62% (versus the 56% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Perry County School District are Viper Elementary School, East Perry County Elementary School and Robinson Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Perry County School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Kentucky.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Kentucky public school average of 25% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)

Overview

School District Name
Perry County School District
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (KY)
# Schools
11 Schools
1,532 Schools
# Students
3,855 Students
658,809 Students
# Teachers
229 Teachers
42,518 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1

District Rank

Perry County School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 170 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 96% has increased from 87% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (KY)
Overall District Rank
#50 out of 173 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Perry County  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Perry 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)
61%
56%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Perry 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
96%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Perry 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
0.08
0.43
# American Indian Students
3 Students
856 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
19 Students
12,629 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# Hispanic Students
59 Students
51,627 Students
% Hispanic Students
2%
8%
# Black Students
27 Students
69,971 Students
% Black Students
1%
11%
# White Students
3,692 Students
492,417 Students
% White Students
96%
75%
# Hawaiian Students
2 Students
902 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
53 Students
30,411 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
159
20,258
# Students in K Grade:
266
45,611
# Students in 1st Grade:
305
49,131
# Students in 2nd Grade:
295
48,196
# Students in 3rd Grade:
270
43,885
# Students in 4th Grade:
290
47,539
# Students in 5th Grade:
286
48,330
# Students in 6th Grade:
327
50,636
# Students in 7th Grade:
285
51,731
# Students in 8th Grade:
276
52,396
# Students in 9th Grade:
301
53,890
# Students in 10th Grade:
282
52,232
# Students in 11th Grade:
271
48,687
# Students in 12th Grade:
237
45,632
# Ungraded Students:
5
655

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,444 is higher than the state median of $12,790. The school district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,095 is higher than the state median of $13,085. The school district spending/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
This School District
This State (KY)
Total Revenue
$52 MM
$28 MM
This chart display total revenue of Perry County  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in KY by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending
$51 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total spending of Perry County  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in KY by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$13,444
$12,790
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Perry County  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in KY by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$13,095
$13,085
This chart display average spending per public school student in Perry County  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in KY by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Perry County School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Viper Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(1)
20 Eddington Ln
Viper, KY 41774
(606) 439-3837
Grades: PK-8
| 262 students
Rank: #22.
East Perry County Elementary School
Math: 57% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
301 Perry Circle Rd
Hazard, KY 41701
(606) 436-3423
Grades: PK-8
| 753 students
Rank: #33.
Robinson Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
13150 Ky Hwy 476
Ary, KY 41712
(606) 378-7761
Grades: PK-8
| 285 students
Rank: #44.
Robert W Combs Elementary School
Math: 47% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
9165 Hwy 15 S
Happy, KY 41746
(606) 476-2518
Grades: PK-8
| 384 students
Rank: #55.
Buckhorn School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
18392 Ky Hwy 28
Buckhorn, KY 41721
(606) 398-7176
Grades: K-12
| 326 students
Rank: #66.
Leatherwood Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
7777 Hwy 699
Cornettsville, KY 41731
(606) 675-4431
Grades: K-8
| 112 students
Rank: #77.
Perry County Alternative School
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
72 Edna Lane
Hazard, KY 41701
(606) 436-4932
Grades: K-8
| 6 students
Rank: #88.
West Perry Elementary School
Math: 41% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
72 Miss Edna Lane
Hazard, KY 41701
(606) 439-6438
Grades: PK-8
| 756 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Buckhorn Childrens Center
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
116 Buckhorn Lane
Buckhorn, KY 41721
(606) 398-7000
Grades: K-12
| 23 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
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: #1111.
Perry County Central High School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
305 Park Ave
Hazard, KY 41701
(606) 439-5888
Grades: 9-12
| 929 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Perry County
  • 315 Park Ave, Hazard, KY, 41701
  • (606) 439-5814
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 3,855 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 4%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 96% (Top 20% in KY)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 46% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 61% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.08

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