Phelps High School

  • Phelps High School serves 326 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (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 55-59% (which is approximately equal to the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Phelps 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 top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 1% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 23%.

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School Overview

  • Phelps High School's student population of 326 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students326 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Phelps 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 diversity score of Phelps High School is 0.02, 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 Testing Rank#699 out of 1246 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:1n/a
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
n/a
7%
Black
1%
10%
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White
99%
77%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Phelps High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KY.
Diversity Score0.020.40
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Graduation Rate≥90%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Phelps High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePike County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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