Pike County School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 18 public schools serving 8,136 students in Pike 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 Pike County School District have an average math proficiency score of 50% (versus the Kentucky public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 61% (versus the 56% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Pike County School District are Valley Elementary School, Phelps Elementary School and Dorton Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Pike County School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Kentucky.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the Kentucky public school average of 23% (majority Black).

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%)

Overview

School District Name
Pike County School District
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (KY)
# Schools
18 Schools
1,537 Schools
# Students
8,136 Students
679,771 Students
# Teachers
473 Teachers
42,042 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1

District Rank

Pike County School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 172 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 95% has increased from 89% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (KY)
Overall District Rank
#49 out of 173 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Pike County  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
46%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
56%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
95%
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 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.06
0.40
# American Indian Students
1 Student
838 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
24 Students
12,131 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# Hispanic Students
60 Students
45,775 Students
% Hispanic Students
1%
7%
# Black Students
72 Students
71,824 Students
% Black Students
1%
10%
# White Students
7,898 Students
521,864 Students
% White Students
97%
77%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
849 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
81 Students
26,490 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
434
29,417
# Students in K Grade:
511
43,976
# Students in 1st Grade:
567
50,426
# Students in 2nd Grade:
509
49,404
# Students in 3rd Grade:
557
51,263
# Students in 4th Grade:
581
52,252
# Students in 5th Grade:
609
52,361
# Students in 6th Grade:
578
50,824
# Students in 7th Grade:
597
50,181
# Students in 8th Grade:
609
50,228
# Students in 9th Grade:
666
53,687
# Students in 10th Grade:
663
50,822
# Students in 11th Grade:
640
48,739
# Students in 12th Grade:
608
45,593
# Ungraded Students:
7
598

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,668 is higher than the state median of $12,004. The school district revenue/student has grown by 15% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $14,162 is higher than the state median of $12,248. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (KY)
Total Revenue
$111 MM
$28 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 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$115 MM
$29 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 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$13,668
$12,004
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Pike County  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in KY by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$14,162
$12,248
This chart display average spending per public school student in Pike County  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in KY by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Pike County School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Valley Elementary School
Math: 78% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
163 Douglas Park
Pikeville, KY 41501
(606) 639-2774
Grades: PK-8
| 918 students
Rank: #22.
Phelps Elementary School
Math: 64% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
11672 Phelps 632 Rd
Phelps, KY 41553
(606) 456-7716
Grades: PK-6
| 403 students
Rank: #33.
Dorton Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
217 Dorton Jenkins Highway
Dorton, KY 41520
(606) 639-2832
Grades: PK-8
| 299 students
Rank: #44.
Belfry Elementary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
170 St. Hwy. 319
Belfry, KY 41514
(606) 353-7296
Grades: PK-5
| 573 students
Rank: #55.
Bevins Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
17275 E Big Creek Rd
Sidney, KY 41564
(606) 353-7078
Grades: PK-5
| 241 students
Rank: #66.
Belfry Middle School
Math: 54% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
25259 Us 119 N
Belfry, KY 41514
(606) 353-9688
Grades: 6-8
| 423 students
Rank: #77.
Millard School
Math: 51% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
8015 Millard Highway
Pikeville, KY 41501
(606) 432-3380
Grades: PK-8
| 684 students
Rank: #88.
Mullins Elementary School
Math: 46% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
101 Tiger Way
Pikeville, KY 41501
(606) 432-2733
Grades: PK-8
| 789 students
Rank: #99.
Johns Creek Elementary School
Math: 41% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
8302 Meta Hwy
Pikeville, KY 41501
(606) 631-1097
Grades: PK-8
| 745 students
Rank: #1010.
Phelps High School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
11580 Hwy 632
Phelps, KY 41553
(606) 456-3482
Grades: 7-12
| 326 students
Rank: #1111.
Shelby Valley High School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
125 Douglas Park
Pikeville, KY 41501
(606) 639-0033
Grades: 9-12
| 564 students
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
Feds Creek Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
221 Feds Creek Rd
Fedscreek, KY 41524
(606) 835-4757
Grades: PK-8
| 207 students
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
Kimper Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
8151 State Hwy 194 E
Kimper, KY 41539
(606) 631-1509
Grades: PK-8
| 142 students
Rank: #1414.
Belfry High School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
27678 Us 119 N
Belfry, KY 41514
(606) 237-3900
Grades: 9-12
| 599 students
Rank: #1515.
Pike County Central High School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
100 Winners Circle Drive
Pikeville, KY 41501
(606) 432-4352
Grades: 9-12
| 646 students
Rank: #1616.
East Ridge High School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
19471 Lick Mountain Rd, 1 Warr
Lick Creek, KY 41540
(606) 835-2811
Grades: 9-12
| 487 students
Rank: #17 - 1817. - 18.
Northpoint Academy
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
5279 North Mayo Trail
Pikeville, KY 41501
(606) 433-9254
Grades: 6-12
| 62 students
Rank: #17 - 1817. - 18.
Pike County Day Treatment
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
5279 North Mayo Trail
Pikeville, KY 41501
(606) 433-9250
Grades: 5-12
| 28 students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 8,136 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 3%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 95% (Top 50% in KY)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 48% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.06

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