Russell County School District

404 S Main St
Jamestown, KY 42629
(District boundaries shown in map)
7/
10
Top 50%
For the 2024 school year, there is 1 public middle school serving 689 students in Russell 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 School in Russell County School District have an average math proficiency score of 29% (versus the Kentucky public middle school average of 27%), and reading proficiency score of 47% (versus the 43% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Kentucky public middle school average of 25% (majority Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (KY)
# Schools
5 Schools
553 Schools
# Students
2,943 Students
186,922 Students
# Teachers
188 Teachers
12,436 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Russell 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 92% has increased from 90-94% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (KY)
#60 out of 172 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Russell County  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
29%
30%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Russell 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.
43%
42%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Russell 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.
92%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Russell County  School District and public school graduation rate of KY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.29
0.42
# American Indian Students
6 Students
231 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
24 Students
2,852 Students
% Asian Students
1%
1%
# Hispanic Students
386 Students
14,590 Students
% Hispanic Students
13%
8%
# Black Students
17 Students
20,032 Students
% Black Students
1%
11%
# White Students
2,452 Students
140,497 Students
% White Students
83%
75%
# Hawaiian Students
7 Students
240 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
51 Students
8,480 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
60
1,931
# Students in K Grade:
274
3,987
# Students in 1st Grade:
231
3,780
# Students in 2nd Grade:
215
3,762
# Students in 3rd Grade:
228
3,869
# Students in 4th Grade:
212
3,856
# Students in 5th Grade:
211
5,054
# Students in 6th Grade:
223
41,287
# Students in 7th Grade:
234
50,313
# Students in 8th Grade:
232
51,324
# Students in 9th Grade:
216
4,844
# Students in 10th Grade:
215
4,333
# Students in 11th Grade:
200
4,222
# Students in 12th Grade:
191
4,273
# Ungraded Students:
1
87

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $14,162 in this school district is less than the state median of $14,317. The school district revenue/student has grown by 20% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $14,049 is less than the state median of $14,055. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (KY)
Total Revenue
$42 MM
$9,360 MM
This chart display total revenue of Russell 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
$41 MM
$9,189 MM
This chart display total spending of Russell 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
$14,162
$14,317
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Russell 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
$14,049
$14,055
This chart display average spending per public school student in Russell 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 Russell County School District Public Middle Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Russell County Middle School
(Math: 29% | Reading: 47%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2258 S Hwy 127
Russell Springs, KY 42642
(270) 866-2224
Grades: 6-8
| 689 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 5 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 2,943 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 17%
  • : 92% (Top 50% in KY)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 29% (Top 50%)
  • : 43% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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