Mayfield High School

700 Douthitt St
Mayfield, KY 42066
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Mayfield High School serves 514 students in grades 9-12.
Mayfield High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 30%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 42%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Kentucky state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 26% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 514 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 56%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 20% in KY)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Mayfield High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kentucky for:

School Overview

Mayfield High School's student population of 514 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
514 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
31 teachers
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School Rankings

Mayfield High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,230 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Mayfield High School is 0.67, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (KY)
Overall Testing Rank
#829 out of 1230 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
30%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
34%
8%
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Black
12%
11%
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White
44%
74%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
10%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.67
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
54%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
1%
3%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Mayfield High School's ranking?
Mayfield High School is ranked #829 out of 1,230 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Kentucky.
What schools are Mayfield High School often compared to?
Mayfield High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Graves County High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20-24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 30% KY state average), while 30-34% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% KY state average).
What is the graduation rate of Mayfield High School?
The graduation rate of Mayfield High School is 95%, which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 90%.
How many students attend Mayfield High School?
514 students attend Mayfield High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
44% of Mayfield High School students are White, 34% of students are Hispanic, 12% of students are Black, and 10% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Mayfield High School?
Mayfield High School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 15:1.
What grades does Mayfield High School offer ?
Mayfield High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Mayfield High School part of?
Mayfield High School is part of Mayfield Independent School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 514 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 56%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 20%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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