1909 Ky Hwy 3439
Barbourville, KY 40906
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Knox Appalachian School serves 43 students in grades 5-12.
Knox Appalachian School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Kentucky state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 25% (majority Black).

School Overview

Knox Appalachian School's student population of 43 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 5 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 5-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
43 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
5 teachers
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School Rankings

Knox Appalachian School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,263 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Knox Appalachian School is 0.31, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (KY)
Overall Testing Rank
#603 out of 1263 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
15:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
9%
8%
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Black
9%
11%
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White
82%
75%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.31
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Eligible for Free Lunch
81%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (07-08)
3%
8%
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 5-12
  • Students: 43 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 18%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in KY
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.31

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