Whitesburg Middle School

366 Park St
Whitesburg, KY 41858
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Whitesburg Middle School serves 213 students in grades 6-8.
Whitesburg Middle School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 61% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 73% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 23% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Whitesburg Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kentucky for:

School Overview

Whitesburg Middle School's student population of 213 students has grown by 25% over five school years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
213 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
13 teachers
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School Rankings

Whitesburg Middle School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Whitesburg Middle School is 0.04, 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
#133 out of 1263 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
n/a
7%
Black
n/a
10%
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White
98%
77%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.04
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Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 213 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 2%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in KY
  • Math Proficiency
    : 61% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 73% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.04 (Btm 50%)

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