Owen County High School

  • Owen County High School serves 581 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 50-54% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 23%.

School Overview

  • Owen County High School's student population of 581 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students581 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Owen County High School's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Owen County High School is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KY)
Overall School Rank#1018 out of 1,251 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
56%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Owen County High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Kentucky by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1
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Hispanic
5%
6%
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Black
n/a
11%
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White
95%
77%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Owen County High School and the percentage of White public school students in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Owen County High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KY.
Diversity Score0.100.39
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Graduation Rate≥95%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
54%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Owen County High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOwen County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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