Whitesburg Middle School

  • Whitesburg Middle School serves 208 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 57% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 74% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Kentucky state level of 16:1.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Whitesburg Middle School's student population of 208 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has grown by 27% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students208 students
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Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Whitesburg Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Whitesburg Middle School is 0.00, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KY)
Overall School Rank#220 out of 1,251 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Black
n/a
11%
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White
100%
77%
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Two or more races
n/a
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Whitesburg Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KY.
Diversity Scoren/a0.39
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Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
54%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLetcher County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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