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 4 public middle schools serving 761 students in Wayne County School District. This district's average middle testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public middle schools in Kentucky.
Public Middle Schools in Wayne County School District have an average math proficiency score of 37% (versus the Kentucky public middle school average of 36%), and reading proficiency score of 42% (versus the 43% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 17% 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
8 Schools
553 Schools
# Students
3,170 Students
186,922 Students
# Teachers
195 Teachers
12,436 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.
19%
22%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Wayne County  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science 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
0.42
# American Indian Students
1 Student
231 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
9 Students
2,852 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
1%
# Hispanic Students
309 Students
14,590 Students
% Hispanic Students
10%
8%
# Black Students
44 Students
20,032 Students
% Black Students
1%
11%
# White Students
2,741 Students
140,497 Students
% White Students
87%
75%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
240 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
65 Students
8,480 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
151
1,931
# Students in K Grade:
221
3,987
# Students in 1st Grade:
250
3,780
# Students in 2nd Grade:
180
3,762
# Students in 3rd Grade:
220
3,869
# Students in 4th Grade:
217
3,856
# Students in 5th Grade:
221
5,054
# Students in 6th Grade:
207
41,287
# Students in 7th Grade:
240
50,313
# Students in 8th Grade:
247
51,324
# Students in 9th Grade:
253
4,844
# Students in 10th Grade:
258
4,333
# Students in 11th Grade:
249
4,222
# Students in 12th Grade:
255
4,273
# Ungraded Students:
1
87

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
$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
$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
$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
$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 Middle Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Lake Cumberland Youth Development Center
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
9000 Hwy 1546
Monticello, KY 42633
(606) 348-1482
Grades: 8-12
| 14 students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
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: #33.
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: #44.
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%)
  • : 19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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