4404 Cumberland Ave
Middlesboro, KY 40965
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Middlesboro High School serves 352 students in grades 9-12.
Middlesboro 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Kentucky state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 25% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 352 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 20% in KY)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Middlesboro High School's student population of 352 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 21% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
352 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
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School Rankings

Middlesboro High School is ranked within the bottom 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 Middlesboro High School is 0.22, 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
This School
State Level (KY)
Overall Testing Rank
#939 out of 1263 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
1%
8%
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Black
5%
11%
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White
88%
75%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.22
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
3%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Middlesboro High School's ranking?

Middlesboro High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kentucky for: Highest graduation rate (Top 20%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

35-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% KY state average), while 40-44% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 56% KY state average).

What is the graduation rate of Middlesboro High School?

The graduation rate of Middlesboro High School is 95%, which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 90%.

How many students attend Middlesboro High School?

352 students attend Middlesboro High School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

88% of Middlesboro High School students are White, 5% of students are Black, 5% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hispanic.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Middlesboro High School?

Middlesboro High School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 15:1.

What grades does Middlesboro High School offer ?

Middlesboro High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).

What school district is Middlesboro High School part of?

Middlesboro High School is part of Middlesboro Independent School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 352 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 20%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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