Twenhofel Middle School

11846 Taylor Mill Rd
Independence, KY 41051
(School attendance zone shown in map)
8/
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Top 30%
Serving 834 students in grades 6-8, Twenhofel Middle School ranks in the top 30% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 33% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 30%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 47% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 42%).
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Kentucky state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 26% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 834 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • : Top 30% in KY
  • : 33% (Top 50%)
  • : 47% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

School Overview

Twenhofel Middle School's student population of 834 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
834 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
42 teachers
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School Rankings

Twenhofel Middle School ranks within the top 30% of all 1,230 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Twenhofel Middle School is 0.17, 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)
#349 out of 1230 schools
(Top 30%)
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33%
30%
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47%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
15:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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2%
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Hispanic
3%
8%
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Black
2%
11%
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White
91%
74%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.17
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Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
54%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Twenhofel Middle School's ranking?
Twenhofel Middle School is ranked #349 out of 1,230 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Kentucky.
What schools are Twenhofel Middle School often compared to?
Twenhofel Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Woodland Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
33% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 30% KY state average), while 47% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% KY state average).
How many students attend Twenhofel Middle School?
834 students attend Twenhofel Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
91% of Twenhofel Middle School students are White, 4% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Hispanic, and 2% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Twenhofel Middle School?
Twenhofel Middle School has a student ration of 20:1, which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 15:1.
What grades does Twenhofel Middle School offer ?
Twenhofel Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Twenhofel Middle School part of?
Twenhofel Middle School is part of Kenton County School District.

School Reviews

5   4/26/2021
I love it here I'm in 8th grade and all the teachers are so nice.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Jaslynn Northcutt

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 834 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • : Top 30%
  • : 33% (Top 50%)
  • : 47% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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