Union County School District

4500 Us Highway - 60 W
Morganfield, KY 42437
(District boundaries shown in map)
2/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Union County School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Kentucky for:

Category
Attribute
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 8 public schools serving 2,051 students in Union County School District. This district's average testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Kentucky.
Public Schools in Union County School District have an average math proficiency score of 20% (versus the Kentucky public school average of 30%), and reading proficiency score of 33% (versus the 41% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Black), 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
8 Schools
1,535 Schools
# Students
2,051 Students
653,795 Students
# Teachers
145 Teachers
43,431 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Union County School District, which is ranked within the bottom 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 90-94% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (KY)
#145 out of 172 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Union County  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
20%
30%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Union 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.
33%
42%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Union 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.
90-94%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Union County  School District and public school graduation rate of KY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.25
0.44
# American Indian Students
4 Students
853 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
5 Students
12,780 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# Hispanic Students
32 Students
54,122 Students
% Hispanic Students
2%
8%
# Black Students
123 Students
69,939 Students
% Black Students
6%
11%
# White Students
1,770 Students
483,050 Students
% White Students
86%
74%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
1,016 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
117 Students
32,044 Students
% of Two or more races Students
6%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
100
23,220
# Students in K Grade:
149
49,563
# Students in 1st Grade:
146
46,851
# Students in 2nd Grade:
146
47,051
# Students in 3rd Grade:
155
47,140
# Students in 4th Grade:
119
43,532
# Students in 5th Grade:
143
47,163
# Students in 6th Grade:
147
47,805
# Students in 7th Grade:
152
50,313
# Students in 8th Grade:
150
51,324
# Students in 9th Grade:
230
56,875
# Students in 10th Grade:
167
50,386
# Students in 11th Grade:
114
47,642
# Students in 12th Grade:
131
44,266
# Ungraded Students:
2
664

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $14,482 is higher than the state median of $14,317. The school district revenue/student has grown by 13% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,261 is less than the state median of $14,055. The school district spending/student has grown by 13% over four school years.
This School District
This State (KY)
Total Revenue
$30 MM
$9,360 MM
This chart display total revenue of Union 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
$27 MM
$9,189 MM
This chart display total spending of Union 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
$14,482
$14,317
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Union 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
$13,261
$14,055
This chart display average spending per public school student in Union 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 Union County School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Union County Learning Academy
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4464 Us Hwy 60w
Morganfield, KY 42437
(270) 389-3553
Grades: 6-12
| 18 students
Rank: #22.
Sturgis Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1101 Grant St
Sturgis, KY 42459
(270) 333-4088
Grades: K-5
| 355 students
Rank: #33.
Union County High School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
4464 Us Hwy 60w
Morganfield, KY 42437
(270) 389-1454
Grades: 9-12
| 627 students
Rank: #44.
Union County Middle School
(Math: 15% | Reading: 36%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4465 Us Hwy 60w
Morganfield, KY 42437
(270) 389-0224
Grades: 6-8
| 448 students
Rank: #55.
Morganfield Elementary School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
511 S Mart St
Morganfield, KY 42437
(270) 389-2611
Grades: K-5
| 316 students
Rank: #66.
Uniontown Elementary School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
401 Walnut St
Uniontown, KY 42461
(270) 822-4462
Grades: K-5
| 187 students
Rank: n/an/a
4464 Us Hwy 60 W
Morganfield, KY 42437
(270) 389-3120
Grades: 9-12
| 0 students
Rank: n/an/a
4464 Us Hwy 60 W
Morganfield, KY 42437
(270) 389-3553
Grades: PK
| 100 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Union County School District?
Union County School District manages 8 public schools serving 2,051 students.
What is the rank of Union County School District?
Union County School District is ranked #147 out of 171 school districts in Kentucky (bottom 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: Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Union County School District?
86% of Union County School District students are White, 6% of students are Black, 6% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Union County School District?
Union County School District has a student/teacher ratio of 14:1, which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 15:1.
What is Union County School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $13,261 is less than the state median of $14,055. The school district spending/student has grown by 13% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 8 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 2,051 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 14%
  • : 90-94% (Top 50% in KY)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • : 33% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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