Rockcastle County High School

1545 Lake Cumberland Road
Mount Vernon, KY 40456
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 826 students in grades 9-12, Rockcastle County High 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 20-24% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 30%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 42%).
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Kentucky state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 26% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 826 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 4%
  • : ≥95% (Top 20% in KY)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Rockcastle County High School's student population of 826 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
826 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
47 teachers
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School Rankings

Rockcastle County High 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 Rockcastle County High School is 0.08, 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)
#829 out of 1230 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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20-24%
30%
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30-34%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Rockcastle County 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 2020-21 school year data.
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
2%
8%
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Black
1%
11%
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White
96%
74%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.08
This chart display the diversity score of Rockcastle County High School and the public school average diversity score of Kentucky by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
≥95%
90%
This chart display graduation rate of Rockcastle County High School and public school graduation rate of Kentucky by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Rockcastle County High School 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
1%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Rockcastle County High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Rockcastle County High School's ranking?
Rockcastle County High School is ranked #829 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?
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 Rockcastle County High School?
The graduation rate of Rockcastle County High School is 95%, which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 90%.
How many students attend Rockcastle County High School?
826 students attend Rockcastle County High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
96% of Rockcastle County High School students are White, 2% 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 Rockcastle County High School?
Rockcastle County High School has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 15:1.
What grades does Rockcastle County High School offer ?
Rockcastle County High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Rockcastle County High School part of?
Rockcastle County High School is part of Rockcastle County School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 826 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 4%
  • : ≥95% (Top 20%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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