Rowan County School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 6 public elementary schools serving 2,220 students in Rowan County School District. This district's average elementary testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public elementary schools in Kentucky.
Public Elementary Schools in Rowan County School District have an average math proficiency score of 49% (versus the Kentucky public elementary school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 54% (versus the 57% statewide average).
The top ranked public elementary 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. Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Kentucky public elementary school average of 24% (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
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (KY)
# Schools
6 Schools
1,048 Schools
# Students
2,220 Students
463,682 Students
# Teachers
137 Teachers
29,328 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Rowan County School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 97% has increased from 94% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 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
0.13
0.41
# American Indian Students
1 Student
568 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
23 Students
8,264 Students
% Asian Students
1%
2%
# Hispanic Students
65 Students
33,319 Students
% Hispanic Students
3%
7%
# Black Students
24 Students
49,061 Students
% Black Students
1%
11%
# White Students
2,065 Students
351,703 Students
% White Students
93%
76%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
587 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
42 Students
20,180 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
21,041
# Students in K Grade:
211
41,791
# Students in 1st Grade:
260
50,426
# Students in 2nd Grade:
224
49,404
# Students in 3rd Grade:
260
51,263
# Students in 4th Grade:
248
52,252
# Students in 5th Grade:
273
52,361
# Students in 6th Grade:
270
50,824
# Students in 7th Grade:
247
42,385
# Students in 8th Grade:
227
42,222
# Students in 9th Grade:
-
2,654
# Students in 10th Grade:
-
2,579
# Students in 11th Grade:
-
2,308
# Students in 12th Grade:
-
2,116
# Ungraded Students:
-
56

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $10,795 in this school district is less than the state median of $11,560. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,126 is less than the state median of $11,529. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (KY)
Total Revenue
$37 MM
$27 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 2016-17 school year data.
Spending
$34 MM
$27 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 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$10,795
$11,560
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 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$10,126
$11,529
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 2016-17 school year data.

Best Rowan County School District Public Elementary Schools (2021-22)

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
| 530 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
| 731 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
| 418 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
| 201 students
Rank: #55.
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
| 327 students
Rank: #66.
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
| 13 students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 2,220 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • 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
    : 0.13

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