Prestonsburg High School

  • Prestonsburg High School serves 484 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Kentucky state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 45-49% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Kentucky state level of 16:1.

School Overview

  • Prestonsburg High School's student population of 484 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students484 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Prestonsburg High School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Prestonsburg High School is 0.00, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.25. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KY)
Overall School Rank#1018 out of 1,251 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Prestonsburg High School 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.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
56%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Prestonsburg High School 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 Ratio17:116:1
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Hispanic
n/a
6%
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Black
n/a
11%
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White
100%
77%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Prestonsburg High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KY.
Diversity Scoren/a0.25
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Graduation Rate≥95%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
54%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Prestonsburg High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFloyd County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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