Whitley County School District

300 Main Street
Williamsburg, KY 40769
(District boundaries shown in map)
6/
10
Top 50%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 11 public schools serving 4,096 students in Whitley County School District. This district's average testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Kentucky.
Public Schools in Whitley County School District have an average math proficiency score of 26% (versus the Kentucky public school average of 30%), and reading proficiency score of 43% (versus the 41% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Hispanic), 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
11 Schools
1,535 Schools
# Students
4,096 Students
653,795 Students
# Teachers
284 Teachers
43,431 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Whitley County School District, which is ranked within the top 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 91% has decreased from 94% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (KY)
#70 out of 172 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Whitley County  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
26%
30%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Whitley 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.
43%
42%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Whitley 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.
91%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Whitley County  School District and public school graduation rate of KY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.06
0.44
# American Indian Students
3 Students
853 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
6 Students
12,780 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# Hispanic Students
58 Students
54,122 Students
% Hispanic Students
2%
8%
# Black Students
15 Students
69,939 Students
% Black Students
n/a
11%
# White Students
3,964 Students
483,050 Students
% White Students
97%
74%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
1,016 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
49 Students
32,044 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
267
23,220
# Students in K Grade:
362
49,563
# Students in 1st Grade:
348
46,851
# Students in 2nd Grade:
297
47,051
# Students in 3rd Grade:
313
47,140
# Students in 4th Grade:
285
43,532
# Students in 5th Grade:
311
47,163
# Students in 6th Grade:
274
47,805
# Students in 7th Grade:
303
50,313
# Students in 8th Grade:
291
51,324
# Students in 9th Grade:
289
56,875
# Students in 10th Grade:
273
50,386
# Students in 11th Grade:
235
47,642
# Students in 12th Grade:
241
44,266
# Ungraded Students:
7
664

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,838 in this school district is less 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 $13,081 is less than the state median of $14,055. The school district spending/student has grown by 8% over four school years.
This School District
This State (KY)
Total Revenue
$57 MM
$9,360 MM
This chart display total revenue of Whitley 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
$54 MM
$9,189 MM
This chart display total spending of Whitley 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
$13,838
$14,317
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Whitley 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
$13,081
$14,055
This chart display average spending per public school student in Whitley 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 Whitley County School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Whitley County Alternative School
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
351 Boulevard Of Champions
Williamsburg, KY 40769
(606) 549-7050
Grades: 7-12
| 32 students
Rank: #22.
Whitley Central Intermediate School
(Math: 34% | Reading: 48%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2940 North Highway 25w
Williamsburg, KY 40769
(606) 549-8011
Grades: 3-6
| 438 students
Rank: #33.
Whitley County Middle School
(Math: 31% | Reading: 50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
351 Blvd Of Champions
Williamsburg, KY 40769
(606) 549-7050
Grades: 7-8
| 568 students
Rank: #44.
Pleasant View Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
5554 Hwy 25 W South
Williamsburg, KY 40769
(606) 549-7085
Grades: PK-6
| 220 students
Rank: #55.
Whitley County East Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
13781 Hwy 92e
Siler, KY 40763
(606) 549-7097
Grades: PK-6
| 266 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Boston Elementary School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3291 Hwy 1804
Williamsburg, KY 40769
(606) 549-7872
Grades: PK-6
| 171 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Whitley County High School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
350 Blvd Of Champions
Williamsburg, KY 40769
(606) 549-7025
Grades: 9-12
| 923 students
Rank: #88.
Oak Grove Elementary School
(Math: 14% | Reading: 33%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4505 Cumberland Falls Rd
Corbin, KY 40701
(606) 549-7867
Grades: PK-6
| 639 students
Rank: #99.
Whitley County North Elementary School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
6670 Hwy 26
Rockholds, KY 40759
(606) 549-7869
Grades: PK-6
| 291 students
Rank: n/an/a
Colonel Academy
Alternative School
300 Main Street
Williamsburg, KY 40769
(606) 549-7000
Grades: 7-12
| 116 students
Rank: n/an/a
520 Blvd Of Champions
Williamsburg, KY 40769
(606) 549-7060
Grades: PK-2
| 432 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Whitley County School District?
Whitley County School District manages 11 public schools serving 4,096 students.
What is the rank of Whitley County School District?
Whitley County School District is ranked #67 out of 171 school districts in Kentucky (top 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: Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%) and Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Whitley County School District?
97% of Whitley County School District students are White, 2% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Whitley County School District?
Whitley County School District has a student/teacher ratio of 14:1, which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 15:1.
What is Whitley County School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $13,081 is less than the state median of $14,055. The school district spending/student has grown by 8% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 11 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 4,096 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 3%
  • : 91% (Btm 50% in KY)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • : 43% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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