724 Woodford Drive
Mount Sterling, KY 40353
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
The Sterling School serves 59 students in grades 6-12.
The Sterling School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 23% (majority Black).

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School Overview

The Sterling School's student population of 59 students has grown by 28% over five school years.
The teacher population of 5 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
Total Students
59 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
5 teachers
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School Rankings

The Sterling School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,263 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of The Sterling School is 0.15, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (KY)
Overall Testing Rank
#1184 out of 1263 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
16:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
3%
7%
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Black
5%
10%
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White
92%
77%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.15
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Graduation Rate
80-89%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Students: 59 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 8%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 80-89% (Btm 50% in KY)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.15 (Btm 50%)

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