Pike County School District

316 South Mayo Trail
Pikeville, KY 41501
(District boundaries shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 20 public schools serving 7,794 students in Pike County School District. This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Kentucky.
Public Schools in Pike County School District have an average math proficiency score of 25% (versus the Kentucky public school average of 30%), and reading proficiency score of 40% (versus the 41% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), 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
20 Schools
1,535 Schools
# Students
7,794 Students
653,795 Students
# Teachers
511 Teachers
43,431 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Pike 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 89% has decreased from 95% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (KY)
#96 out of 172 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Pike County  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
24%
30%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Pike 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.
40%
42%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pike 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.
89%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Pike County  School District and public school graduation rate of KY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.07
0.44
# American Indian Students
4 Students
853 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
21 Students
12,780 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# Hispanic Students
74 Students
54,122 Students
% Hispanic Students
1%
8%
# Black Students
71 Students
69,939 Students
% Black Students
1%
11%
# White Students
7,515 Students
483,050 Students
% White Students
97%
74%
# Hawaiian Students
2 Students
1,016 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
107 Students
32,044 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
442
23,220
# Students in K Grade:
636
49,563
# Students in 1st Grade:
569
46,851
# Students in 2nd Grade:
506
47,051
# Students in 3rd Grade:
518
47,140
# Students in 4th Grade:
500
43,532
# Students in 5th Grade:
534
47,163
# Students in 6th Grade:
521
47,805
# Students in 7th Grade:
588
50,313
# Students in 8th Grade:
555
51,324
# Students in 9th Grade:
679
56,875
# Students in 10th Grade:
617
50,386
# Students in 11th Grade:
586
47,642
# Students in 12th Grade:
540
44,266
# Ungraded Students:
3
664

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $15,554 is higher than the state median of $14,317. The school district revenue/student has grown by 16% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,809 is less than the state median of $14,055. The school district spending/student has grown by 11% over four school years.
This School District
This State (KY)
Total Revenue
$121 MM
$9,360 MM
This chart display total revenue of Pike 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
$108 MM
$9,189 MM
This chart display total spending of Pike 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
$15,554
$14,317
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Pike 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
$13,809
$14,055
This chart display average spending per public school student in Pike 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 Pike County School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Northpoint Academy
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5279 North Mayo Trail
Pikeville, KY 41501
(606) 433-9254
Grades: 6-12
| 60 students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Pike County Day Treatment
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5279 North Mayo Trail
Pikeville, KY 41501
(606) 433-9250
Grades: 5-12
| 7 students
Rank: #33.
Valley Elementary School
(Math: 42% | Reading: 55%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
163 Douglas Park
Pikeville, KY 41501
(606) 639-2774
Grades: PK-8
| 833 students
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
Bevins Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
17275 E Big Creek Rd
Sidney, KY 41564
(606) 353-7078
Grades: PK-5
| 234 students
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
Phelps Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
11672 Phelps 632 Rd
Phelps, KY 41553
(606) 456-7716
Grades: PK-6
| 313 students
Rank: #66.
Belfry Middle School
(Math: 27% | Reading: 44%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
25259 Us 119 N
Belfry, KY 41514
(606) 353-9688
Grades: 6-8
| 342 students
Rank: #77.
Millard School
(Math: 26% | Reading: 42%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
8015 Millard Highway
Pikeville, KY 41501
(606) 432-3380
Grades: PK-8
| 588 students
Rank: #88.
Belfry Elementary School
(Math: 27% | Reading: 40%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
170 St. Hwy. 319
Belfry, KY 41514
(606) 353-7296
Grades: PK-5
| 602 students
Rank: #99.
Mullins Elementary School
(Math: 24% | Reading: 39%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
101 Tiger Way
Pikeville, KY 41501
(606) 432-2733
Grades: PK-8
| 707 students
Rank: #1010.
Belfry High School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
27678 Us 119 N
Belfry, KY 41514
(606) 237-3900
Grades: 9-12
| 506 students
Rank: #1111.
Kimper Elementary School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
8151 State Hwy 194 E
Kimper, KY 41539
(606) 631-1509
Grades: PK-8
| 136 students
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
Pike County Central High School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
100 Winners Circle Drive
Pikeville, KY 41501
(606) 432-4352
Grades: 9-12
| 615 students
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
Shelby Valley High School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
125 Douglas Park
Pikeville, KY 41501
(606) 639-0033
Grades: 9-12
| 527 students
Rank: #14 - 1514. - 15.
Dorton Elementary School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
217 Dorton Jenkins Highway
Dorton, KY 41520
(606) 639-2832
Grades: PK-8
| 260 students
Rank: #14 - 1514. - 15.
Feds Creek Elementary School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
221 Feds Creek Rd
Fedscreek, KY 41524
(606) 835-4757
Grades: PK-8
| 159 students
Rank: #1616.
Johns Creek Elementary School
(Math: 17% | Reading: 35%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
8302 Meta Hwy
Pikeville, KY 41501
(606) 631-1097
Grades: PK-8
| 654 students
Rank: #1717.
Elkhorn City Elementary School
(Math: 16% | Reading: 32%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
180 Cougar Dr
Elkhorn City, KY 41522
(606) 754-4542
Grades: PK-8
| 437 students
Rank: #18 - 1918. - 19.
East Ridge High School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
19471 Lick Mountain Rd
Lick Creek, KY 41540
(606) 835-2811
Grades: 9-12
| 405 students
Rank: #18 - 1918. - 19.
Phelps High School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
11580 Hwy 632
Phelps, KY 41553
(606) 456-3482
Grades: 7-12
| 273 students
Rank: n/an/a
Pike County Virtual Academy
Alternative School
100 Winners Circle Drive
Pikeville, KY 41501
(606) 432-7737
Grades: 9-12
| 136 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Pike County School District?
Pike County School District manages 20 public schools serving 7,794 students.
What is the rank of Pike County School District?
Pike County School District is ranked #95 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: Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Pike County School District?
97% of Pike County School District students are White, 1% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Pike County School District?
Pike County School District has a student/teacher ratio of 15:1, which is equal to the Kentucky state average of 15:1.
What is Pike County School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $13,809 is less than the state median of $14,055. The school district spending/student has grown by 11% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 20 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 7,794 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 4%
  • : 89% (Btm 50% in KY)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • : 40% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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