Middlesboro Middle School

4400 Cumberland Ave
Middlesboro, KY 40965
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Middlesboro Middle School serves 310 students in grades 5-8.
Middlesboro Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 17% (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 41% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 42%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Kentucky state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 26% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 5-8
  • Enrollment: 310 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 21%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in KY
  • Math Proficiency
    : 17% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 41% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Middlesboro Middle School's student population of 310 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 5-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
310 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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School Rankings

Middlesboro Middle 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 Middlesboro Middle School is 0.36, which is less 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
#797 out of 1230 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
30%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
2%
8%
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Black
6%
11%
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White
79%
74%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
12%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.36
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Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
54%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
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 Middlesboro Middle School's ranking?
Middlesboro Middle School is ranked #797 out of 1,230 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Kentucky.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
17% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 30% KY state average), while 41% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% KY state average).
How many students attend Middlesboro Middle School?
310 students attend Middlesboro Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
79% of Middlesboro Middle School students are White, 12% of students are Two or more races, 6% of students are Black, 2% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Middlesboro Middle School?
Middlesboro Middle School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 15:1.
What grades does Middlesboro Middle School offer ?
Middlesboro Middle School offers enrollment in grades 5-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Middlesboro Middle School part of?
Middlesboro Middle School is part of Middlesboro Independent School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 5-8
  • Enrollment: 310 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 21%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 17% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 41% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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