Wayne County School District

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Overview

School District NameWayne County School District
School District Phone Number(606) 348-8484
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (KY)
# of Schools8 Schools1,534 Schools
# of Students3,272 Students680,978 Students
# of Teachers201 Teachers42,120 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1

District Comparison

  • Wayne County School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 173 school districts in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 94% has increased from 90-94% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (KY)
Overall Testing Rank#85 out of 173 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Wayne County  School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Wayne 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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
56%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Wayne 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 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
94%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Wayne County  School District and public school graduation rate of KY by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.210.40
# of American Indian Students2 Students839 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students17 Students12,135 Students
% Asian Students
1%
2%
# of Hispanic Students237 Students45,801 Students
% Hispanic Students
7%
7%
# of Black Students69 Students71,831 Students
% Black Students
2%
10%
# of White Students2,903 Students523,010 Students
% White Students
89%
77%
# of Hawaiian Students3 Students850 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students41 Students26,512 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:19229,493
# of Students in Kindergarten:21744,058
# of Students in 1st Grade:20750,518
# of Students in 2nd Grade:19549,479
# of Students in 3rd Grade:21951,350
# of Students in 4th Grade:25352,328
# of Students in 5th Grade:21652,669
# of Students in 6th Grade:24951,102
# of Students in 7th Grade:22750,249
# of Students in 8th Grade:25550,293
# of Students in 9th Grade:29053,687
# of Students in 10th Grade:28350,822
# of Students in 11th Grade:23748,739
# of Students in 12th Grade:23045,593
# of Ungraded Students:2598

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $11,384 in this school district is less than the state median of $11,630. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $10,336 is less than the state median of $11,598. 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 Wayne 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 Wayne 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$11,384$11,630
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Wayne 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$10,336$11,598
This chart display average spending per public school student in Wayne 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.

Wayne County School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Wayne County Middle School Math: 42% | Reading: 57%
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    95 Champion Drive
    Monticello, KY 42633
    (606) 348-6691

    Grades: 6-8 | 728 students
  • Monticello Elementary School Math: 50% | Reading: 50%
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    160 Cave St
    Monticello, KY 42633
    (606) 340-3900

    Grades: 3-5 | 688 students
  • Wayne County High School Math: 38% | Reading: 44%
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2 Kenny Davis Blvd
    Monticello, KY 42633
    (606) 348-5575

    Grades: 9-12 | 959 students
  • Otter Creek Academy Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: 40-59%
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1442 Old Bethel Church Rd
    Monticello, KY 42633
    (606) 343-0203

    Grades: 6-12 | 38 students
  • Bell Elementary School
    278 Kenny Davis Blvd.
    Monticello, KY 42633
    (606) 348-8150

    Grades: 1-2 | 402 students
  • Lake Cumberland Youth Development Center Alternative School
    9000 Hwy 1546
    Monticello, KY 42633
    (606) 348-1482

    Grades: 8-12 | 30 students
  • Walker Early Learning Center
    1080 South Main Street
    Monticello, KY 42633
    (606) 348-4251

    Grades: PK-K | 409 students
  • Wayne County Learning Academy Alternative School
    1025 South Main Street
    Monticello, KY 42633
    (606) 348-8484

    Grades: 6-12 | 18 students
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