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For the 2021 school year, there are 4 public middle schools serving 755 students in Rowan County School District. This district's average middle testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public middle schools in Kentucky.
Public Middle Schools in Rowan County School District have an average math proficiency score of 56% (versus the Kentucky public middle school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 62% (versus the 59% statewide average).
The top ranked public middle schools in Rowan County School District are Rowan County Middle School, Bluegrass Discovery Academy Middle School and Morehead Youth Development Center. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Kentucky public middle school average of 21% (majority Black).

Overview

School District NameRowan County School District
School District Phone Number(606) 784-8928
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2018-2019 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (KY)
# of Schools4 Schools473 Schools
# of Students755 Students184,936 Students
# of Teachers41 Teachers11,645 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1

District Rank

Rowan 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 97% has increased from 94% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (KY)
Overall District Rank
#54 out of 173 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Rowan County  School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
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)
(18-19)
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
(18-19)
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
0.170.37
# of American Indian Students1 Student244 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students12 Students2,807 Students
% Asian Students
2%
2%
# of Hispanic Students28 Students10,977 Students
% Hispanic Students
4%
6%
# of Black Students12 Students18,587 Students
% Black Students
1%
10%
# of White Students687 Students145,847 Students
% White Students
91%
79%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a188 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students15 Students6,286 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
3%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: - 2,683
# of Students in Kindergarten: - 3,060
# of Students in 1st Grade: - 3,578
# of Students in 2nd Grade: - 3,513
# of Students in 3rd Grade: - 3,600
# of Students in 4th Grade: - 3,867
# of Students in 5th Grade: - 4,887
# of Students in 6th Grade:27042,507
# of Students in 7th Grade:24749,895
# of Students in 8th Grade:22749,951
# of Students in 9th Grade:14,854
# of Students in 10th Grade:74,438
# of Students in 11th Grade:24,163
# of Students in 12th Grade:13,867
# of Ungraded Students: - 73

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.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis 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 Middle Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Rowan County Middle School Math: 56% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    555 Viking Drive
    Morehead, KY 40351
    (606) 784-8911

    Grades: 6-8 | 731 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Bluegrass Discovery Academy Middle School Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    415 West Sun St
    Morehead, KY 40351
    (606) 780-9992

    Grades: 6-8 | 13 students
  • Rank: #3-43.-4.
    Morehead Youth Development Center Alternative School
    495 Forest Hills Drive
    Morehead, KY 40351
    (606) 783-8575

    Grades: 7-12 | 7 students
  • Rank: #3-43.-4.
    Sunrise Children's Services - Morehead Alternative School
    2495 Cranston Rd
    Morehead, KY 40351
    (606) 784-5882

    Grades: 7-12 | 4 students
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