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 are 3 public preschools serving 1,431 students in Russell County School District. This district's average pre testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public pre schools in Kentucky.
Public Preschools in Russell County School District have an average math proficiency score of 27% (versus the Kentucky public pre school average of 31%), and reading proficiency score of 38% (versus the 41% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Kentucky public preschool average of 22% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (KY)
# Schools
5 Schools
546 Schools
# Students
2,943 Students
220,159 Students
# Teachers
188 Teachers
15,414 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
0.39
# American Indian Students
6 Students
265 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
24 Students
4,048 Students
% Asian Students
1%
2%
# Hispanic Students
386 Students
16,817 Students
% Hispanic Students
13%
8%
# Black Students
17 Students
17,402 Students
% Black Students
1%
8%
# White Students
2,452 Students
170,680 Students
% White Students
83%
77%
# Hawaiian Students
7 Students
369 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
51 Students
10,578 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
60
23,177
# Students in K Grade:
274
35,885
# Students in 1st Grade:
231
31,229
# Students in 2nd Grade:
215
30,891
# Students in 3rd Grade:
228
29,260
# Students in 4th Grade:
212
26,168
# Students in 5th Grade:
211
27,438
# Students in 6th Grade:
223
7,855
# Students in 7th Grade:
234
3,149
# Students in 8th Grade:
232
3,115
# Students in 9th Grade:
216
518
# Students in 10th Grade:
215
492
# Students in 11th Grade:
200
498
# Students in 12th Grade:
191
453
# Ungraded Students:
1
31

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 Preschools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Salem Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1409 S Hwy 76
Russell Springs, KY 42642
(270) 866-6197
Grades: PK-5
| 348 students
Rank: #22.
Russell Springs Elementary School
(Math: 25% | Reading: 40%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1554 N Hwy 127
Russell Springs, KY 42642
(270) 866-3587
Grades: PK-5
| 635 students
Rank: #33.
Jamestown Elementary School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
342 S. Main Street
Jamestown, KY 42629
(270) 343-3966
Grades: PK-5
| 448 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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