100 Winners Circle Drive
Pikeville, KY 41501
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Pike County Central High School serves 633 students in grades 9-12.
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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 30%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 42%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Kentucky state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 25% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 633 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 3%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 20% in KY)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Pike County Central High School's student population of 633 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
633 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
37 teachers
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School Rankings

Pike County Central High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,230 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Pike County Central High School is 0.06, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (KY)
Overall Testing Rank
#829 out of 1230 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
30%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
n/a
8%
Black
1%
11%
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White
97%
75%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.06
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Pike County Central High School's ranking?

Pike County Central High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kentucky for: Highest graduation rate (Top 20%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

20-24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 30% KY state average), while 30-34% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% KY state average).

What is the graduation rate of Pike County Central High School?

The graduation rate of Pike County Central High School is 95%, which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 90%.

How many students attend Pike County Central High School?

633 students attend Pike County Central High School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

97% of Pike County Central High School students are White, 1% of students are Asian, 1% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Two or more races.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Pike County Central High School?

Pike County Central High School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 15:1.

What grades does Pike County Central High School offer ?

Pike County Central High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).

What school district is Pike County Central High School part of?

Pike County Central High School is part of Pike County School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 633 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 3%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 20%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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