Top 5 Best Whitesburg Public Schools (2022-23)

For the 2022-23 school year, there are 7 public schools serving 2,190 students in Whitesburg, KY . Whitesburg has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Kentucky.
The top ranked public schools in Whitesburg, KY are Whitesburg Middle School, West Whitesburg Elementary School and Martha Jane Potter Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Whitesburg, KY public schools have an average math proficiency score of 43% (versus the Kentucky public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 58% (versus the 56% statewide average). Schools in Whitesburg have an average ranking of 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Kentucky public schools.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Kentucky public school average of 25% (majority Black).

Best Whitesburg, KY Public Schools (2022-23)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Whitesburg Middle School
Math: 61% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
366 Park St
Whitesburg, KY 41858
(606) 633-2761
Grades: 6-8
| 186 students
Rank: #22.
West Whitesburg Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
330 Park St
Whitesburg, KY 41858
(606) 633-9538
Grades: PK-5
| 461 students
Rank: #33.
Martha Jane Potter Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
55 Kona Dr
Whitesburg, KY 41858
(606) 855-7544
Grades: PK-5
| 335 students
Rank: #44.
Cowan Elementary School
Math: 30% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
3125 Hwy 931 S
Whitesburg, KY 41858
(606) 633-7195
Grades: K-8
| 287 students
Rank: #55.
Letcher County Central High School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
435 Cougar Dr
Whitesburg, KY 41858
(606) 633-2339
Grades: 9-12
| 921 students
Rank: n/an/a
Letcher County Alternative Education Center
Alternative School
185 Circle Dr
Whitesburg, KY 41858
(606) 633-5559
Grades: 8-12
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Letcher County Area Technology Center
Vocational School
515 Cougar Dr
Whitesburg, KY 41858
(606) 633-5053
Grades: 8-12
| n/a students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Whitesburg, Kentucky

Whitesburg, Kentucky Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
6868 Hwy 7 North
Whitesburg, KY 41858
(606) 633-7812
Grades: K-8
| 225 students

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