511 University Dr
Somerset, KY 42503
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Pulaski County High School serves 1,302 students in grades 9-12.
Pulaski County High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 30%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 42%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Kentucky state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 25% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,302 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 7%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 97% (Top 10% in KY)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Pulaski County High School's student population of 1,302 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 73 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,302 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
73 teachers
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School Rankings

Pulaski County High School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Pulaski County High School is 0.13, 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
#268 out of 1230 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
30%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
15:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
4%
8%
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Black
1%
11%
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White
93%
75%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.13
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Graduation Rate
97%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
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 Pulaski County High School's ranking?

Pulaski County High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kentucky for: Highest graduation rate (Top 10%).

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

40-44% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 30% KY state average), while 45-49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% KY state average).

What is the graduation rate of Pulaski County High School?

The graduation rate of Pulaski County High School is 97%, which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 90%.

How many students attend Pulaski County High School?

1,302 students attend Pulaski County High School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

93% of Pulaski County High School students are White, 4% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Black.

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

Pulaski County High School has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 15:1.

What grades does Pulaski County High School offer ?

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

What school district is Pulaski County High School part of?

Pulaski County High School is part of Pulaski County School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,302 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 7%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 97% (Top 10%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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