Pike County Central High School

  • Pike County Central High School serves 646 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (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.
  • Pike County Central 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 18:1 is higher than the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 24%.

Top Placements

Pike County Central High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Kentucky for:

School Overview

  • Pike County Central High School's student population of 646 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students646 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Pike County Central 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 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Pike County Central High School is 0.04, 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#869 out of 1246 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
n/a
7%
Black
2%
11%
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White
98%
76%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Pike County Central High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KY.
Diversity Score0.040.40
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Graduation Rate≥95%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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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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