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Overview

Public Schools Overview Kentucky School Districts by City
Number Of Students 686,941
Number Of Kentucky Schools 1,567
Number Of Kentucky School Districts 193
Spending Per Student $10,764

State Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Reading/English Language Arts Tests

Reading/English Language Arts Tests Reading Proficiency
3rd Grade 54.5826910028103
4th Grade 52.4694238245701
5th Grade 56.1018212793221
6th Grade 53.0435212662172
7th Grade 54.8065047438773
8th Grade 54.4183017007461
10th Grade 57.1065387832439

Math Test

Math Tests Math Proficiency
3rd Grade 47.9296279686067
4th Grade 48.8182729298018
5th Grade 50.5148423780887
6th Grade 43.4555193150545
7th Grade 41.1469855869483
8th Grade 44.4783289954135
10th Grade 38.6131854416678

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This State Nation
White (non-hispanic) 77.8% 50.9%
Black 10.6% 15.6%
Hispanic 5.2% 24.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.4% 4.8%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.1% 1.0%
Special Needs Groups This State Nation
Economically Disadvantaged 53.6% 50.9%
English Language Learners 2.9% 8.6%
Students With Disabilities 13.9% 13.0%

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR STATE 16.43
AVG FOR NATION 16.11

Kentucky Education Environment

Population State Nation
Population 4,425,092 321,418,820
Population Density (per sq. mile) 111 90
Population distribution by age STATE NATION
4 Years Old And Below 6.3% 6.4%
5-19 Years Old 19.6% 20.0%
20-44 Years Old 32.9% 33.6%
45-64 Years Old 27.2% 26.4%
65 Or Older 14.0% 13.7%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS STATE NATION
Number Of Households 1,708,499 115,879,889
Single Parent Households With Children 11.3% 11.3%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 84.2% 86.3%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 22.3% 29.3%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION STATE NATION
$150,000 or more 5.4% 10.2%
$100,000 - $149,000 10.1% 13.1%
$75,000 - $99,999 10.9% 12.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 17.6% 17.8%
$30,000 - $49,999 20.2% 18.6%
$15,000 - $29,999 18.8% 15.7%
$15,000 or less 16.9% 12.5%

Education Expenditures

For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,324 $3,656,968,000 49.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $427 $293,317,000 4.0%
Staff $523 $359,474,000 4.9%
General Administration $216 $148,241,000 2.0%
School Administration $538 $369,531,000 5.0%
Operation $831 $571,002,000 7.7%
Transportation $610 $419,095,000 5.7%
Other $249 $170,792,000 2.3%
Total Support $3,394 $2,331,452,000 31.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,047 $1,406,066,000 19.0%
Total Expenditures $10,764 $7,394,486,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,701 $333,638,169,000 52.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $591 $29,412,404,174 4.6%
Staff $492 $24,492,916,000 3.8%
General Administration $209 $10,424,317,000 1.6%
School Administration $594 $29,556,027,000 4.6%
Operation $1,037 $51,633,785,000 8.1%
Transportation $496 $24,688,412,826 3.9%
Other $387 $19,255,863,000 3.0%
Total Support $3,805 $189,463,725,000 29.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,365 $117,743,383,000 18.4%
Total Expenditures $12,871 $640,845,277,000 100.0%