Owsley County High School

  • Owsley County High School serves 311 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 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 2017-18 school year.
  • Owsley 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Kentucky state level of 16:1.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Owsley County High School's student population of 311 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students311 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Owsley County High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,246 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Owsley County High School is 0.00, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KY)
Overall School Rank#1107 out of 1246 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
n/a
7%
Black
n/a
11%
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White
100%
76%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Owsley County High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KY.
Diversity Score0.000.40
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Graduation Rate≥90%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
95%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Owsley County High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOwsley County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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I am a student at OCHS and I can say that this is a very good school. There are some setbacks with both teachers and students and how they approach each other and conflicts. There are some adults here that I truly trust with my problems, I know that they will try to help me make good decisions even if I don't see it at the time. I recommend coming to this school because even if you've done bad things, they give you a second chance here, especially if you work with them to improve yourself.
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