Top 10 Best Rowan County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 10 public schools serving 3,258 students in Rowan County, KY (there are 3 private schools, serving 273 private students). 92% of all K-12 students in Rowan County, KY are educated in public schools (compared to the KY state average of 91%).
The top ranked public schools in Rowan County, KY are Bluegrass Discovery Middle School, Mcbrayer Elementary School and Rowan County Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Rowan County, KY public schools have an average math proficiency score of 28% (versus the Kentucky public school average of 30%), and reading proficiency score of 41% (versus the 41% statewide average). Schools in Rowan County have an average ranking of 6/10, which is in the top 50% of Kentucky public schools.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Kentucky public school average of 26% (majority Black).

Best Rowan County Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Bluegrass Discovery Middle School
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
415 West Sun St
Morehead, KY 40351
(606) 780-9992
Grades: 6-8
| 13 students
Rank: #22.
Mcbrayer Elementary School
Math: 30% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
550 Viking Dr
Morehead, KY 40351
(606) 784-1204
Grades: K-5
| 513 students
Rank: #33.
Rowan County Middle School
Math: 31% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
555 Viking Drive
Morehead, KY 40351
(606) 784-8911
Grades: 6-8
| 724 students
Rank: #44.
Tilden Hogge Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
5955 Cranston Rd
Morehead, KY 40351
(606) 784-4604
Grades: K-5
| 193 students
Rank: #55.
Rowan County Senior High School
Math: 29% | Reading: 31%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
499 Viking Drive
Morehead, KY 40351
(606) 784-8956
Grades: 9-12
| 981 students
Rank: #66.
Rodburn Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
91 Christy Creek Rd
Morehead, KY 40351
(606) 784-3000
Grades: K-5
| 379 students
Rank: #77.
Clearfield Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
460 Mcbrayer Rd
Clearfield, KY 40313
(606) 784-5792
Grades: K-5
| 278 students
Rank: n/an/a
Bluegrass Discovery High School
Alternative School
415 West Sun St
Morehead, KY 40351
(606) 780-9992
Grades: 9-12
| 14 students
Rank: n/an/a
Morehead Youth Development Center
Alternative School
495 Forest Hills Drive
Morehead, KY 40351
(606) 783-8575
Grades: 7-12
| 4 students
Rank: n/an/a
455 W Sun St
Morehead, KY 40351
(606) 784-7721
Grades: PK
| 159 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Rowan County, KY

Rowan County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
400 Flemingsburg Rd
Morehead, KY 40351
(606) 780-9992
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Grote-thompson Hall, 260 Unive
Morehead, KY 40351
(606) 783-2093
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
609 Viking Dr
Morehead, KY 40351
(606) 783-1538
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
609 Viking Dr
Morehead, KY 40351
(606) 783-1538
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
2495 Cranston Rd
Morehead, KY 40351
(606) 784-5882
Grades: 9-11
| 8 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Rowan County, KY?
The top ranked public schools in Rowan County, KY include Bluegrass Discovery Middle School, Mcbrayer Elementary School and Rowan County Middle School.
How many public schools are located in Rowan County, KY?
10 public schools are located in Rowan County, KY.
What percentage of students in Rowan County, KY go to public school?
92% of all K-12 students in Rowan County, KY are educated in public schools (compared to the KY state average of 91%).
What is the racial composition of students in Rowan County, KY?
Rowan County, KY public schools minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Kentucky public schools average of 26% (majority Black).

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