Owen County High School

  • Owen County High School serves 533 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the KY average of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 22%.
  • Owen County High School operates within the Owen County School District.
  • Owen County School District's 69% graduation rate is lower than the KY state average of 82%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 533 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 533 students
Owen County High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Owen County High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 29 teachers
Owen County High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Owen County High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.08 is less than the state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (KY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 17:1
Owen County High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Hispanic
4%
6%
Owen County High School Black Students (2005-2015)
Black
n/a
11%
Owen County High School Black Students (1989-2014)
White
96%
78%
Owen County High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Owen County High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
All Ethnic Groups Owen County High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown KY All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.08 0.24
Owen County High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
45%
51%
Owen County High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1998-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
3%
6%
Owen County High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Owen County School District's student population of 1,962 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 69% has decreased from 94% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,750 in this district is less than the state average of $10,658. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,523 is less than the state average of $10,531. The district spending/student has declined by 6% over four years.
School District Name Owen County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
6
Number of Students Managed 1,962 2,307
Owen County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 69% 82%
Owen County School District Graduation Rate (1999-2010)
District Total Revenue $19 MM $25 MM
Owen County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $18 MM $24 MM
Owen County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,750 $10,658
Owen County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,523 $10,531
Owen County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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    Grades: 5-8 | 586 students
    0.3 miles
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    0.35-8586
  • OwentonOwen County Elementary/primary School
    Grades: PK-4 | 843 students
    0.4 miles
    1960 Hwy 22 E
    OwentonKY 40359
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  • Williamstown Mason-corinth Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 387 students
    12.7 miles
    225 Heekin Road
    WilliamstownKY 41097
    (859)824-9510
    12.7PK-5387
  • Dry RidgeGrant County High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1161 students
    14.4 miles
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    14.7 miles
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    PleasurevilleKY 40057
    (502)845-8640
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