2340 Hwy 22 E
Owenton, KY 40359
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Owen County High School serves 543 students in grades 9-12.
Owen 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (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 30-34% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Kentucky state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 25% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 543 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 8%
  • 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

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Owen County High School's student population of 543 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
543 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
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School Rankings

Owen County 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 Owen County High School is 0.15, 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
#1133 out of 1263 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
5%
8%
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Black
n/a
11%
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White
92%
75%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.15
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Owen County High School's ranking?

Owen County 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?

20-24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% KY state average), while 30-34% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 56% KY state average).

What is the graduation rate of Owen County High School?

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

How many students attend Owen County High School?

543 students attend Owen County High School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

92% of Owen County High School students are White, 5% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Owen County High School?

Owen County High School has a student ration of 19:1, which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 15:1.

What grades does Owen County High School offer ?

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

What school district is Owen County High School part of?

Owen County High School is part of Owen County School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 543 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 8%
  • 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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