2 Kenny Davis Blvd
Monticello, KY 42633
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Wayne County High School serves 928 students in grades 9-12.
Wayne County High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 24% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 30%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 42%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 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 25% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 928 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 98% (Top 5% in KY)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Wayne County High School's student population of 928 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
928 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
48 teachers
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School Rankings

Wayne County High School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Wayne County High School is 0.17, 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
This School
State Level (KY)
Overall Testing Rank
#667 out of 1230 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
30%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
7%
8%
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Black
2%
11%
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White
91%
75%
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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
0.17
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Graduation Rate
98%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
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 Wayne County High School's ranking?

Wayne County High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kentucky for: Highest graduation rate (Top 5%).

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

24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 30% KY state average), while 40% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% KY state average).

What is the graduation rate of Wayne County High School?

The graduation rate of Wayne County High School is 98%, which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 90%.

How many students attend Wayne County High School?

928 students attend Wayne County High School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

91% of Wayne County High School students are White, 7% of students are Hispanic, and 2% of students are Black.

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

Wayne County High School has a student ration of 19:1, which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 15:1.

What grades does Wayne County High School offer ?

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

What school district is Wayne County High School part of?

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

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 928 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 98% (Top 5%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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