Powell County Middle School

770 W College Ave
Stanton, KY 40380
(School attendance zone shown in map)
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 495 students in grades 6-8, Powell County Middle School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 14% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 30%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 42%).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Kentucky state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 26% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 495 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 3%
  • : Bottom 50% in KY
  • : 14% (Btm 50%)
  • : 35% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

School Overview

Powell County Middle School's student population of 495 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
495 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
35 teachers
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School Rankings

Powell County Middle School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,230 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Powell County Middle School is 0.06, 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
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State Level (KY)
#968 out of 1230 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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14%
30%
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35%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
15:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
1%
8%
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Black
1%
11%
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White
97%
74%
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Hawaiian
n/a
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Two or more races
1%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.06
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Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
54%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Powell County Middle School's ranking?
Powell County Middle School is ranked #968 out of 1,230 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Kentucky.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
14% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 30% KY state average), while 35% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% KY state average).
How many students attend Powell County Middle School?
495 students attend Powell County Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
97% of Powell County Middle School students are White, 1% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Powell County Middle School?
Powell County Middle School has a student ration of 14:1, which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 15:1.
What grades does Powell County Middle School offer ?
Powell County Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Powell County Middle School part of?
Powell County Middle School is part of Powell County School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 495 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 3%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 14% (Btm 50%)
  • : 35% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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