Christian County Public Schools, Kentucky

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Christian County Public Schools is a school district in Kentucky that served 9,401 students during the 2011-2012 school year.[1] This district is the 13th-largest by enrollment in the state of Kentucky.

About the district

Christian County Public Schools is located in Christian County, Kentucky.

Christian County Public Schools is located in Christian County, Kentucky. The county seat is Hopkinsville. Christian County is home to 74,167 residents, according to the United States Census Bureau.[2]


Christian County underperformed compared to the rest of Kentucky in terms of higher education achievement in 2012. The United States Census Bureau found that 14.2 percent of Christian County residents aged 25 years and older had attained a bachelor's degree compared to 21.0 percent for Kentucky as a whole. The median household income for Christian County was $37,750 compared to $42,610 for the state of Kentucky. The percentage of people below poverty level for Christian County was 21.3 percent while it was 18.6 percent for the state of Kentucky.[2]

Racial Demographics, 2013[2]
Race Christian County (%) Kentucky (%)
White 73.1 88.5
Black or African American 21.4 8.2
American Indian and Alaska Native 0.7 0.3
Asian 1.5 1.3
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.4 0.1
Two or more race 2.9 1.7
Hispanic or Latino 7.3 3.3

Party registration, Christian County, 2014[3]
Party Number of registered voters
Democratic 26,322
Republican 14,933
Independent 811
Libertarian 78
Constitution 26
Green 14
Other 3,212
Total 45,396

Note: The United States Census Bureau considers "Hispanic or Latino" to be a place of origin rather than a race. Citizens may report both their race and their place of origin, and as a result, the percentages in each column of the racial demographics table may exceed 100 percent.[4][5]


The table below displays the budget for Christian County Public Schools:[6]

Expenditures by Category
School Year Staff Expenses Student Services Operational Expenses Debt Service Other Budget Total
Total % of Budget Total % of Budget Total % of Budget Total % of Budget Total % of Budget
2010-2011 $55,838,000 55.2% $4,240,000 4.2% $40,167,000 39.7% $892,000 0.9% $0 0% $101,137,000
Averages: $55,838,000 55% $4,240,000 4% $40,167,000 40% $892,000 1% $0 0% $101,137,000

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  1. National Center for Education Statistics, "ELSI Table Generator," accessed April 22, 2014
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 United States Census Bureau, "Christian County, Kentucky," accessed September 8, 2014
  3. Kentucky Secretary of State, "Voter Registration Statistics Report," August 21, 2014
  4. United States Census Bureau, "Frequently Asked Questions," accessed April 21, 2014
  5. Each column will add up to 100 percent after removing the "Hispanic or Latino" place of origin percentages, although rounding by the Census Bureau may make the total one- or two-tenths off from being exactly 100 percent. This Ballotpedia page provides a more detailed explanation of how the Census Bureau handles race and ethnicity in its surveys.
  6. U.S. Census, "Public Elementary–Secondary Education Finance Data," accessed December 11, 2013