Wayne County School District

150 Cardinal Way
Monticello, KY 42633
(District boundaries shown in map)
3/
10
Bottom 50%
For the 2024 school year, there are 5 public elementary schools serving 1,835 students in Wayne County School District. This district's average elementary testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public elementary schools in Kentucky.
Public Elementary Schools in Wayne County School District have an average math proficiency score of 34% (versus the Kentucky public elementary school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 38% (versus the 45% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Kentucky public elementary school average of 27% (majority Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (KY)
# Schools
8 Schools
1,077 Schools
# Students
3,170 Students
442,602 Students
# Teachers
195 Teachers
30,457 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Wayne 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 2021-2022 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 94% has increased from 90-94% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (KY)
#121 out of 172 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Wayne County  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
32%
38%
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 2021-22 school year data.
39%
45%
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 2021-22 school year data.
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 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.24
0.45
# American Indian Students
1 Student
576 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
9 Students
8,710 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# Hispanic Students
309 Students
37,570 Students
% Hispanic Students
10%
9%
# Black Students
44 Students
48,230 Students
% Black Students
1%
11%
# White Students
2,741 Students
323,572 Students
% White Students
87%
73%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
698 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
65 Students
23,246 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
151
16,521
# Students in K Grade:
221
47,041
# Students in 1st Grade:
250
46,851
# Students in 2nd Grade:
180
47,051
# Students in 3rd Grade:
220
47,140
# Students in 4th Grade:
217
43,532
# Students in 5th Grade:
221
47,163
# Students in 6th Grade:
207
47,805
# Students in 7th Grade:
240
43,097
# Students in 8th Grade:
247
43,927
# Students in 9th Grade:
253
3,249
# Students in 10th Grade:
258
3,061
# Students in 11th Grade:
249
3,005
# Students in 12th Grade:
255
3,082
# Ungraded Students:
1
77

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $14,155 in this school district is less than the state median of $14,317. The school district revenue/student has grown by 19% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $14,490 is higher 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 (20-21)
$45 MM
$9,360 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 2020-21 school year data.
Spending (20-21)
$46 MM
$9,189 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 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student (20-21)
$14,155
$14,317
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Wayne 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 (20-21)
$14,490
$14,055
This chart display average spending per public school student in Wayne 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 Wayne County School District Public Elementary Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Wayne County Learning Academy
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1025 South Main Street
Monticello, KY 42633
(606) 348-8484
Grades: 6-12
| 37 students
Rank: #22.
Wayne County Middle School
(Math: 37% | Reading: 42%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
95 Champion Drive
Monticello, KY 42633
(606) 348-6691
Grades: 6-8
| 684 students
Rank: #33.
Bell Elementary School
(Math: 44% | Reading: 46% )
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
278 Kenny Davis Blvd.
Monticello, KY 42633
(606) 348-8150
Grades: 1-2
| 430 students
Rank: #44.
Monticello Elementary School
(Math: 30% | Reading: 35%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
160 Cave St
Monticello, KY 42633
(606) 340-3900
Grades: 3-5
| 658 students
Rank: #55.
Otter Creek Academy
Alternative School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1442 Old Bethel Church Rd
Monticello, KY 42633
(606) 343-0203
Grades: 6-12
| 26 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 8 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 3,170 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 14%
  • : 94% (Top 30% in KY)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • : 39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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