Letcher Middle School

  • Letcher Middle School serves 176 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is approximately equal to the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Letcher Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 1% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 23% (majority Black).

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School Overview

  • Letcher Middle School's student population of 176 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 11 teachers has grown by 22% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students176 students
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Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Letcher Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,246 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Letcher Middle School is 0.02, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KY)
Overall Testing Rank#573 out of 1246 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
n/a
7%
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Black
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10%
White
99%
77%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Letcher Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KY.
Diversity Score0.020.40
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Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLetcher County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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