The Sterling School

724 Woodford Drive
Mount Sterling, KY 40353
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Bottom 50%
Serving 35 students in grades 6-12, The Sterling 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% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 56%).
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Kentucky state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 26% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 35 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 3%
  • : 60-79% (Btm 50% in KY)
  • : ≤20% (Top 1%)
  • : ≤20% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

The Sterling School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kentucky for:

School Overview

The Sterling School's student population of 35 students has declined by 30% over five school years.
The teacher population of 4 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
35 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
4 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of The Sterling 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
This School
State Level (KY)
(18-19)
≤20%
46%
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(18-19)
≤20%
56%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of The Sterling 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 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
15:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
3%
8%
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Black
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11%
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White
97%
74%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
All Ethnic Groups
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0.06
This chart display the diversity score of The Sterling School and the public school average diversity score of Kentucky by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
60-79%
90%
This chart display graduation rate of The Sterling School and public school graduation rate of Kentucky by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in The Sterling 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 (15-16)
6%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in The Sterling School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤20% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% KY state average), while ≤20% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 56% KY state average).
What is the graduation rate of The Sterling School?
The graduation rate of The Sterling School is 60-79%, which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 90%.
How many students attend The Sterling School?
35 students attend The Sterling School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
97% of The Sterling School students are White, and 3% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of The Sterling School?
The Sterling School has a student ration of 9:1, which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 15:1.
What grades does The Sterling School offer ?
The Sterling School offers enrollment in grades 6-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is The Sterling School part of?
The Sterling School is part of Montgomery County School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 35 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 3%
  • : 60-79% (Btm 50%)
  • : ≤20% (Top 1%)
  • : ≤20% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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