Rowan County School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 10 public schools serving 3,326 students in Rowan 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 Rowan County School District have an average math proficiency score of 48% (versus the Kentucky public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 53% (versus the 56% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Rowan County School District are Mcbrayer Elementary School, Rowan County Middle School and Rodburn Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Rowan County School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Kentucky.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Kentucky public school average of 25% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 10%)

Overview

School District Name
Rowan 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
10 Schools
1,532 Schools
# Students
3,326 Students
658,809 Students
# Teachers
185 Teachers
42,518 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
18:1

District Rank

Rowan County School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 97% has increased from 94% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (KY)
Overall District Rank
#92 out of 173 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Rowan County  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Rowan 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)
53%
56%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Rowan 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
97%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Rowan 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
0.14
0.43
# American Indian Students
2 Students
856 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
28 Students
12,629 Students
% Asian Students
1%
2%
# Hispanic Students
124 Students
51,627 Students
% Hispanic Students
4%
8%
# Black Students
32 Students
69,971 Students
% Black Students
1%
11%
# White Students
3,082 Students
492,417 Students
% White Students
92%
75%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
902 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
58 Students
30,411 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
128
20,258
# Students in K Grade:
206
45,611
# Students in 1st Grade:
242
49,131
# Students in 2nd Grade:
249
48,196
# Students in 3rd Grade:
219
43,885
# Students in 4th Grade:
238
47,539
# Students in 5th Grade:
222
48,330
# Students in 6th Grade:
277
50,636
# Students in 7th Grade:
264
51,731
# Students in 8th Grade:
271
52,396
# Students in 9th Grade:
281
53,890
# Students in 10th Grade:
265
52,232
# Students in 11th Grade:
240
48,687
# Students in 12th Grade:
220
45,632
# Ungraded Students:
4
655

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $11,769 in this school district is less than the state median of $12,790. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,142 is less than the state median of $13,085. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (KY)
Total Revenue
$39 MM
$28 MM
This chart display total revenue of Rowan 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
$37 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total spending of Rowan 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
$11,769
$12,790
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Rowan 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
$11,142
$13,085
This chart display average spending per public school student in Rowan 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 Rowan County School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Mcbrayer Elementary School
Math: 56% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
550 Viking Dr
Morehead, KY 40351
(606) 784-1204
Grades: K-5
| 485 students
Rank: #22.
Rowan County Middle School
Math: 53% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
555 Viking Drive
Morehead, KY 40351
(606) 784-8911
Grades: 6-8
| 798 students
Rank: #33.
Rodburn Elementary School
Math: 49% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
91 Christy Creek Rd
Morehead, KY 40351
(606) 784-3000
Grades: K-5
| 402 students
Rank: #44.
Tilden Hogge Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
5955 Cranston Rd
Morehead, KY 40351
(606) 784-4604
Grades: K-5
| 194 students
Rank: #55.
Rowan County Senior High School
Math: 38% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
499 Viking Drive
Morehead, KY 40351
(606) 784-8956
Grades: 9-12
| 982 students
Rank: #66.
Clearfield Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
460 Mcbrayer Rd
Clearfield, KY 40313
(606) 784-5792
Grades: K-5
| 295 students
Rank: #77.
Bluegrass Discovery Academy Middle School
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
415 West Sun St
Morehead, KY 40351
(606) 780-9992
Grades: 6-8
| 14 students
Rank: n/an/a
Bluegrass Discovery Academy High School
Alternative School
415 West Sun St
Morehead, KY 40351
(606) 780-9992
Grades: 9-12
| 20 students
Rank: n/an/a
Morehead Youth Development Center
Alternative School
495 Forest Hills Drive
Morehead, KY 40351
(606) 783-8575
Grades: 7-12
| 8 students
Rank: n/an/a
455 W Sun St
Morehead, KY 40351
(606) 784-7721
Grades: PK
| 128 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Rowan County
  • 415 West Sun St, Morehead, KY, 40351-1669
  • (606) 784-8928
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 3,326 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 7%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 97% (Top 10% in KY)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 47% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 53% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.14

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