Meade County High School

  • Meade County High School serves 1,588 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40% (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 50% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Meade County 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 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 23%.

School Overview

  • Meade County High School's student population of 1,588 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 72 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,588 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Meade County High School
Total Classroom Teachers72 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Meade County High School is ranked within the bottom 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 Meade County High School is 0.17, 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#800 out of 1246 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:1n/a
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
3%
7%
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Black
2%
10%
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White
91%
77%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Meade County High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KY.
Diversity Score0.170.40
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Graduation Rate
95%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Meade County High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMeade County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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