Phillip Sharp Middle School

35 Wright Rd
Butler, KY 41006
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Phillip Sharp Middle School serves 544 students in grades 6-8.
Phillip Sharp Middle 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.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 32% (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 54% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 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 Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 23% (majority Black).

School Overview

Phillip Sharp Middle School's student population of 544 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students544 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

Phillip Sharp Middle 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 Phillip Sharp Middle School is 0.10, 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
#823 out of 1246 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
2%
Hispanic
1%
7%
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Black
2%
10%
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White
95%
77%
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Hawaiian
n/a
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.100.40
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Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePendleton County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Phillip Sharp Middle School is Pendleton County High School (3.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Felicity-franklin Local Middle School (12.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Northern Elementary School (3.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Butler Northern Elementary School Math: 65% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 530 students
    3.4 miles
    925 Hwy 177 E
    Butler, KY 41006
    (859) 472-7341
    3.4 PK-5 530
  • Falmouth Pendleton County High School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 768 students
    3.8 miles
    2359 Hwy 27 N
    Falmouth, KY 41040
    (859) 654-3355
    3.8 9-12 768
  • Falmouth Southern Elementary School Math: 40% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 551 students
    4.9 miles
    320 Fairgrounds Rd
    Falmouth, KY 41040
    (859) 654-6981
    4.9 PK-5 551
  • Alexandria Grant's Lick Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 348 students
    8.2 miles
    944 Clay Ridge Rd.
    Alexandria, KY 41001
    (859) 635-2129
    8.2 PK-5 348
  • Alexandria John W. Reiley Elementary School Math: 68% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 455 students
    10.4 miles
    10631 Alexandria Pike
    Alexandria, KY 41001
    (859) 635-2118
    10.4 PK-5 455

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