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'''Kentucky''' is home to 1,565 schools and 681,987 K-12 students.<ref>[http://nces.ed.gov/programs/stateprofiles/sresult.asp?mode=short&s1=21 ''State Education Data Profiles'' Accessed August 16, 2013]</ref>
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Revision as of 12:13, 23 April 2014

K-12 Education in Kentucky
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Education facts
State Superintendent: Terry Holliday
Number of students: 681,987[1]
Number of teachers: 41,860
Teacher/pupil ratio: 1:16.3
Number of school districts: 194
Number of schools: 1,565
Graduation rate: 82%[2]
Per-pupil spending: $9,309[3]
See also
Kentucky Department of Education
Kentucky school districts
List of school districts in Kentucky
Kentucky
School boards portal
Policypedia
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Education policy project
Public education in the United States
Public education in Kentucky
Glossary of education terms

Kentucky is home to 1,565 schools and 681,987 K-12 students.[4]

Quick facts

State school administrators

  • State Board of Education
    • Robert King, President, Ex-Oficio
    • Roger L. Marcum, Chair
    • Brigitte B. Ramsey, Vice Chair
    • Trevor Bonnstetter, At Large Member
    • Grayson Boyd, Supreme Court District 7
    • Leo Calderon, At Large Member
    • Judy H. Gibbons, Supreme Court District 6
    • David K. Karem, At Large Member
    • Jonathan Parrent, Supreme Court District 1
    • Nawanna Barton Privett, Supreme Court District 5
    • William Twyman, Supreme Court District 2
    • Mary Gwen Wheeler, Supreme Court District 4

Enrollment

The following table displays the top ten Kentucky school districts by total student enrollment.

Student enrollment
1.) Jefferson County Public Schools
2.) Fayette County Public Schools
3.) Boone County Schools
4.) Hardin County Schools
5.) Kenton County School District
6.) Warren County Public Schools
7.) Bullitt County Public Schools
8.) Oldham County Schools
9.) Daviess County Public Schools
10.) Madison County Schools

Demographics

The following table displays the ethnic distribution of students in Kentucky.[5]

Ethnicity Percentage
White 81.9%
African American 10.8%
Hispanic 3.9%
Asian 1.4%
American Indian 0.1%
Two or More 1.8%

School board elections

Upcoming elections

See also: Kentucky school board elections, 2014

A total of 13 Kentucky school districts among America's largest school districts by enrollment will hold elections in 2014 for 27 seats. Each district has scheduled elections on November 4, 2014.

Here are several quick facts about Kentucky's school board elections in 2014:

The districts listed below served 273,445 K-12 students during the 2010-2011 school year, according to the National Center for Education Statistics.[6] Click on the district names for more information on the district and its school board elections.

2014 Kentucky School Board Elections
District Date Seats up for election Total board seats Student enrollment
Boone County Schools 11/4/2014 2 5 19,306
Bullitt County Public Schools 11/4/2014 2 5 12,873
Christian County Public Schools 11/4/2014 2 5 9,291
Daviess County Public Schools 11/4/2014 2 5 11,310
Fayette County Public Schools 11/4/2014 2 5 37,819
Hardin County Schools 11/4/2014 2 5 14,675
Jefferson County Public Schools 11/4/2014 4 7 97,331
Kenton County School District 11/4/2014 2 5 14,465
Laurel County Schools 11/4/2014 2 5 9,394
Madison County Schools 11/4/2014 1 5 11,138
Oldham County Schools 11/4/2014 2 5 11,951
Pike County Schools 11/4/2014 2 5 9,982
Warren County Public Schools 11/4/2014 2 5 13,910


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