Powell County Academy

642 Rose Way
Stanton, KY 40380
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 8 students in grades 6-12, Powell County Academy ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 47%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 56%).
The student:teacher ratio of 4:1 is lower than the Kentucky state level of 15:1.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 8 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 4:1
  • : ≥50% (Top 1% in KY)
  • : <50% (Top 1%)
  • : <50% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Powell County Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kentucky for:

School Overview

Powell County Academy's student population of 8 students has declined by 46% over five school years.
The teacher population of 2 teachers has declined by 50% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
8 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
2 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Powell County Academy is 0.00, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (KY)
(16-17)
<50%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Powell County Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
(16-17)
<50%
56%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Powell County Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Kentucky by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
4:1
15:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Powell County Academy and the public school average student teacher ratio of Kentucky by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
n/a
8%
Black
n/a
11%
White
100%
74%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KY.
0.00
(19-20)
≥50%
90%
This chart display graduation rate of Powell County Academy and public school graduation rate of Kentucky by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Powell County Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
7%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Powell County Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
<50% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 47% KY state average), while <50% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 56% KY state average).
What is the graduation rate of Powell County Academy?
The graduation rate of Powell County Academy is 50%, which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 90%.
How many students attend Powell County Academy?
8 students attend Powell County Academy.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
100% of Powell County Academy students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Powell County Academy?
Powell County Academy has a student ration of 4:1, which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 15:1.
What grades does Powell County Academy offer ?
Powell County Academy offers enrollment in grades 6-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Powell County Academy part of?
Powell County Academy is part of Powell County School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 8 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 4:1
  • : ≥50% (Top 1%)
  • : <50% (Top 1%)
  • : <50% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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