Rowan County School District

551 Viking Drive
Morehead, KY 40351-1669
(District boundaries shown in map)
6/
10
Top 50%

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 5%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 10 public schools serving 3,258 students in Rowan County School District. This district's average testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Kentucky.
Public Schools in Rowan County School District 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).
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), 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
10 Schools
1,535 Schools
# Students
3,258 Students
653,795 Students
# Teachers
195 Teachers
43,431 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1

District Rank

Rowan County School District, which is ranked within the top 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 97% has increased from 95% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (KY)
#72 out of 172 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Rowan County  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
28%
30%
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 2020-21 school year data.
41%
42%
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 2020-21 school year data.
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 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.15
0.44
# American Indian Students
2 Students
853 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
17 Students
12,780 Students
% Asian Students
1%
2%
# Hispanic Students
114 Students
54,122 Students
% Hispanic Students
4%
8%
# Black Students
39 Students
69,939 Students
% Black Students
1%
11%
# White Students
3,011 Students
483,050 Students
% White Students
92%
74%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
1,016 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
74 Students
32,044 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
159
23,220
# Students in K Grade:
235
49,563
# Students in 1st Grade:
207
46,851
# Students in 2nd Grade:
239
47,051
# Students in 3rd Grade:
238
47,140
# Students in 4th Grade:
211
43,532
# Students in 5th Grade:
233
47,163
# Students in 6th Grade:
210
47,805
# Students in 7th Grade:
266
50,313
# Students in 8th Grade:
261
51,324
# Students in 9th Grade:
271
56,875
# Students in 10th Grade:
276
50,386
# Students in 11th Grade:
239
47,642
# Students in 12th Grade:
210
44,266
# Ungraded Students:
3
664

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,105 in this school district is less than the state median of $14,317. The school district revenue/student has grown by 18% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,053 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
$43 MM
$9,360 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 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$43 MM
$9,189 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 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$13,105
$14,317
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Rowan 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
$13,053
$14,055
This chart display average spending per public school student in Rowan 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 Rowan County School District 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

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Rowan County School District?
Rowan County School District manages 10 public schools serving 3,258 students.
What is the rank of Rowan County School District?
Rowan County School District is ranked #70 out of 171 school districts in Kentucky (top 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: Highest graduation rate (Top 5%)
What is the racial composition of students in Rowan County School District?
92% of Rowan County School District students are White, 4% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Rowan County School District?
Rowan County School District has a student/teacher ratio of 17:1, which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 15:1.
What is Rowan County School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $13,053 is less than the state median of $14,055. The school district spending/student has grown by 11% over four school years.

Recent Articles

Unlocking Academic Excellence: A Guide to Advanced Placement (AP) Courses
Unlocking Academic Excellence: A Guide to Advanced Placement (AP) Courses
Discover how AP courses empower students to pursue college-level studies, earn college credits, and stand out in the competitive admissions landscape.
Understanding ADHD in Children: Signs, Diagnosis, and Support Strategies
Understanding ADHD in Children: Signs, Diagnosis, and Support Strategies
This comprehensive article explores the complex nature of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children, providing insights into its symptoms, diagnosis process, and effective support strategies. From recognizing early signs to navigating the diagnostic journey, parents will gain valuable knowledge to help their child thrive. Expert insights, real-life examples, and practical tips empower readers to create a supportive environment that meets the unique needs of children with ADHD.
Teaching in Contemporary Times
March 04, 2024
Teaching in Contemporary Times
We explore why individuals choose teaching, illuminating intrinsic motivations, the influence of role models, the pursuit of lifelong learning, and the aspiration to impact society.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 10 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 3,258 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 8%
  • : 97% (Top 5% in KY)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 28% (Top 50%)
  • : 41% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Quick Links