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Powell County School District


Powell County School District is located in east Kentucky. Powell County School District has 178.98 square miles of land area and 1.14 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Powell County School District population is 12,552. Powell County School District median household income is $29,141 in 2010-2014. Powell County School District median house value is $78,100 in 2010-2014. On average, Powell County School District is worse than the state average in quality.

Ranking:High School: (163 out of 169, bottom 4%)
Elementary/Middle School: (117 out of 174, bottom 33%)*
Rank: #157
Type:Regular Local School District
Grade:Prekindergarten to Grade 12
Number of Schools:6
Population12,552 (2010-2014), rank #100
Population Growth-7.63% since 2005-2009, see rank
Population Density:69.69/sq mi, rank #102
Median Household Income:$29,141 at 2010-2014—-4.27% increase since 2005-2009, rank #145
Median House Price:$78,100 at 2010-2014—-0.89% increase since 2005-2009, rank #125
Time Zone:Central GMT -6:00 with Daylight Saving in the Summer
Land Area:178.98 sq mi, rank #111
Water Area:1.14 sq mi (0.63%), rank #117
County:Powell County
City:Stanton, Slade, Pine Ridge, Clay City
Zip:40380, 40376, 41360, 40312
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Powell County School District Map, Border, and Nearby Locations

691 Breckinridge St
Stanton KY, 40380, Powell County
Phone: 606-663-3300

Students and Teachers

      2013-2014         2012-2013         2011-2012         2010-2011         2009-2010         2008-2009         2007-2008    
Total Students:2,5162,5212,5012,4672,5902,4782,527
English Language Learner Students:6244334
Total Teachers:152.00145.00148.00158.00168.50170.00174.00
Total Other Staff:211.00214.00220.00220.00272.10221.50218.40
Instructional Aides:55.0063.0066.0067.0076.9066.0065.00
Instructional Coordinators & Supervisors:
Total Guidance Counselors:
Elementary Guidance Counselors:NANANANANANANA
Secondary Guidance Counselors:NANANANANANANA
Other Guidance Counselors:
Librarians/Media Specialists:
Library/Media Support:
District Administrators:
District Administrative Support:10.0010.0010.0010.0015.3010.1010.00
School Administrators:12.0012.0013.0012.0016.0012.0012.00
School Administrative Support:18.0018.0019.0019.0022.2021.0020.00
Student Support Services:9.0010.008.008.0010.208.009.00
Other Support Services:80.0082.0085.0084.00108.7083.4080.40
Student-Teacher Ratio:16.5517.3916.9015.6115.3714.5814.52


Bowen Elementary SchoolPrekindergarten to Grade 5   5099 Campton Rd, Stanton KY 40380
Clay City Elementary SchoolPrekindergarten to Grade 5   4901 Main St, Clay City KY 40312
Powell County Academy Grade 6 to Grade 12   642 Rose Way, Stanton KY 40380
Powell County High SchoolGrade 9 to Grade 12   700 West College Ave, Stanton KY 40380
Powell County Middle SchoolGrade 6 to Grade 8   770 West College Ave, Stanton KY 40380
Stanton Elementary SchoolPrekindergarten to Grade 5   651 Breckinridge St, Stanton KY 40380

Test Performance

YearTestGradeMeasurementScoreState Average
2012Language Mechanics10th Grade% met std45.2%50.7%
2013Language Mechanics10th Grade% met std40.0%51.4%
2012Writing10th Grade% met std24.9%42.3%
2013Writing10th Grade% met std31.9%35.6%
2012Writing11th Grade% met std28.1%45.6%
2013Writing11th Grade% met std39.4%61.7%
2012Mathematics3rd Grade% met std45.8%42.8%
2013Mathematics3rd Grade% met std48.8%43.5%
2012Reading3rd Grade% met std53.6%49.4%
2013Reading3rd Grade% met std53.7%47.6%
2012Language Mechanics4th Grade% met std50%49.1%
2013Language Mechanics4th Grade% met std46.2%53.7%
2012Mathematics4th Grade% met std40.2%39.6%
2013Mathematics4th Grade% met std38.2%43.9%
2012Reading4th Grade% met std40.8%47%
2013Reading4th Grade% met std50.3%48.8%
2012Science4th Grade% met std63.6%68.8%
2013Science4th Grade% met std62.4%68.5%
2012Mathematics5th Grade% met std37.5%38.9%
2013Mathematics5th Grade% met std41.1%44.3%
2012Reading5th Grade% met std42.4%47.5%
2013Reading5th Grade% met std40.5%47.1%
2012Social Studies5th Grade% met std51.6%59.8%
2013Social Studies5th Grade% met std50.3%59.3%
2012Writing5th Grade% met std32.6%31.7%
2013Writing5th Grade% met std22.2%35.7%
2012Language Mechanics6th Grade% met std34.5%38.4%
2013Language Mechanics6th Grade% met std35.1%43.8%
2012Mathematics6th Grade% met std29.9%41.6%
2013Mathematics6th Grade% met std26.5%38.5%
2012Reading6th Grade% met std41.1%46%
2013Reading6th Grade% met std41.6%46.3%
2012Writing6th Grade% met std33%39.2%
2013Writing6th Grade% met std22.2%48.0%
2012Mathematics7th Grade% met std37.4%38.6%
2013Mathematics7th Grade% met std35.1%38.6%
2012Reading7th Grade% met std44.5%47.8%
2013Reading7th Grade% met std56.9%54.7%
2012Science7th Grade% met std62.6%61.8%
2013Science7th Grade% met std69.8%61.2%
2012Mathematics8th Grade% met std35%41.5%
2013Mathematics8th Grade% met std45.3%45.1%
2012Reading8th Grade% met std36.1%46.7%
2013Reading8th Grade% met std48.6%52.4%
2012Social Studies8th Grade% met std54.4%58.6%
2013Social Studies8th Grade% met std59.7%59.2%
2012Writing8th Grade% met std26.7%43.5%
2013Writing8th Grade% met std35.4%38.6%
2012Algebra IIEnd of course% met std26.4%40%
2013Algebra IIEnd of course% met std21.7%36.0%
2012BiologyEnd of course% met std13.6%30.3%
2013BiologyEnd of course% met std20.2%36.3%
2012English IIEnd of course% met std40%52.2%
2013English IIEnd of course% met std45.4%55.8%
2012U.S. HistoryEnd of course% met std16.5%39.5%
2013U.S. HistoryEnd of course% met std23.0%51.3%
2007MathematicsAll grades (EL)% proficient59.79%61.71%
2008MathematicsAll grades (EL)% proficient62.52%69.52%
2009MathematicsAll grades (EL)% proficient66.67%70.27%
2010MathematicsAll grades (EL)% proficient70.32%72.95%
2011MathematicsAll grades (EL)% proficient72.97%72.76%
2007ReadingAll grades (EL)% proficient73.54%72.72%
2008ReadingAll grades (EL)% proficient68.17%72.65%
2009ReadingAll grades (EL)% proficient69.07%73.54%
2010ReadingAll grades (EL)% proficient75.18%76.81%
2011ReadingAll grades (EL)% proficient81.26%76%
2007ScienceAll grades (EL)% proficient77.97%66.15%
2008ScienceAll grades (EL)% proficient71.01%68.94%
2009ScienceAll grades (EL)% proficient65.36%69.98%
2010ScienceAll grades (EL)% proficient62.23%70.41%
2011ScienceAll grades (EL)% proficient69.78%70.53%
2007Social StudiesAll grades (EL)% proficient57.35%61.6%
2008Social StudiesAll grades (EL)% proficient45.7%59.68%
2009Social StudiesAll grades (EL)% proficient56.8%61.11%
2010Social StudiesAll grades (EL)% proficient55.87%55.58%
2011Social StudiesAll grades (EL)% proficient63.3%59.75%
2007WritingAll grades (EL)% proficient35.55%53.37%
2008WritingAll grades (EL)% proficient40.32%52.62%
2009WritingAll grades (EL)% proficient34.32%55.37%
2010WritingAll grades (EL)% proficient54.19%59.07%
2011WritingAll grades (EL)% proficient65.96%59.74%
2007MathematicsAll grades (HS)% proficient26.06%39.3%
2008MathematicsAll grades (HS)% proficient19.74%38.53%
2009MathematicsAll grades (HS)% proficient38.56%41.19%
2010MathematicsAll grades (HS)% proficient28.13%40.28%
2011MathematicsAll grades (HS)% proficient42.69%45.98%
2007ReadingAll grades (HS)% proficient43.75%60.15%
2008ReadingAll grades (HS)% proficient45.88%60.01%
2009ReadingAll grades (HS)% proficient51.96%61.84%
2010ReadingAll grades (HS)% proficient54.35%61.31%
2011ReadingAll grades (HS)% proficient49.7%65.91%
2007ScienceAll grades (HS)% proficient29.7%41.65%
2008ScienceAll grades (HS)% proficient25%41.28%
2009ScienceAll grades (HS)% proficient32.03%41.22%
2010ScienceAll grades (HS)% proficient26.25%41.14%
2011ScienceAll grades (HS)% proficient45.61%41.37%
2007Social StudiesAll grades (HS)% proficient30.3%43.74%
2008Social StudiesAll grades (HS)% proficient21.71%38.42%
2009Social StudiesAll grades (HS)% proficient32.68%40.68%
2010Social StudiesAll grades (HS)% proficient18.13%39.86%
2011Social StudiesAll grades (HS)% proficient33.33%41.49%
2007WritingAll grades (HS)% proficient7.36%19.79%
2008WritingAll grades (HS)% proficient8.44%29.73%
2009WritingAll grades (HS)% proficient18.06%34.97%
2010WritingAll grades (HS)% proficient22.52%35.94%
2011WritingAll grades (HS)% proficient19.38%40.89%
2007MathematicsAll grades (MS)% proficient52.94%51.85%
2008MathematicsAll grades (MS)% proficient51.93%56.96%
2009MathematicsAll grades (MS)% proficient58.97%60.92%
2010MathematicsAll grades (MS)% proficient54.87%62.38%
2011MathematicsAll grades (MS)% proficient65.95%65.11%
2007ReadingAll grades (MS)% proficient65.78%66.32%
2008ReadingAll grades (MS)% proficient65.44%66.81%
2009ReadingAll grades (MS)% proficient60.04%66.92%
2010ReadingAll grades (MS)% proficient63.36%70.21%
2011ReadingAll grades (MS)% proficient62.65%69.9%
2007ScienceAll grades (MS)% proficient56.68%55.95%
2008ScienceAll grades (MS)% proficient65.03%59.57%
2009ScienceAll grades (MS)% proficient60.91%62.72%
2010ScienceAll grades (MS)% proficient38.66%57.02%
2011ScienceAll grades (MS)% proficient67.27%64.04%
2007Social StudiesAll grades (MS)% proficient54.08%52.64%
2008Social StudiesAll grades (MS)% proficient63.98%57.82%
2009Social StudiesAll grades (MS)% proficient63.19%55.8%
2010Social StudiesAll grades (MS)% proficient54.46%56.28%
2011Social StudiesAll grades (MS)% proficient58.19%60.09%
2007WritingAll grades (MS)% proficient33.67%41.92%
2008WritingAll grades (MS)% proficient41.4%39.48%
2009WritingAll grades (MS)% proficient32.42%42.06%
2010WritingAll grades (MS)% proficient30.2%42.34%
2011WritingAll grades (MS)% proficient45.76%45.22%

Some data by SchoolDigger.com.

School District Fiscal Information

Total Revenue:$23,991,000$9,593 $24,109,000$9,773 $24,416,000$9,427 
Total Expenditures:$23,080,000$9,228 $23,466,000$9,512 $24,034,000$9,280 
Total Current Expenditures:$22,059,000$8,820 $22,532,000$9,133 $22,818,000$8,810 
Instructional Expenditures:$12,908,000$5,16158.5%$13,913,000$5,64061.7%$14,470,000$5,58763.4%
Student and Staff Support:$1,938,000$7758.8%$1,750,000$7097.8%$1,741,000$6727.6%
Operations, Food, Other:$4,448,000$1,77820.2%$4,221,000$1,71118.7%$3,962,000$1,53017.4%
Total Capital Outlay:$320,000$128 $254,000$103 $452,000$175 
Construction:$108,000$43 $12,000$5 $151,000$58 
Total Other:$310,000$124 $307,000$124 $315,000$122 
Interest on Debt:$391,000$156 $373,000$151 $449,000$173 
Total Salary:$13,148,000$5,257 $13,760,000$5,578 $13,789,000$5,324 
Instruction/Teacher Salary:$8,729,000$3,49066.4%$9,406,000$3,81368.4%$9,514,000$3,67369.0%
Other Salary:$4,419,000$1,76733.6%$4,354,000$1,76531.6%$4,275,000$1,65131.0%
Total Benefit:$5,137,000$2,054 $5,221,000$2,116 $5,393,000$2,082 
Instruction/Teacher Benefit:$3,349,000$1,33965.2%$3,548,000$1,43868.0%$3,753,000$1,44969.6%
Other Benefit:$1,788,000$71534.8%$1,673,000$67832.0%$1,640,000$63330.4%

Teacher's Experience and Compensation

Teachers with Bachelor Degree:32.5%
Teachers with Master or PhD Degree:66.9%
Mean Number of Years of Teaching:12.0 years
Teachers with 5 Years of Experience of Less:27.6%
Teachers with 6-10 Years of Experience:23.9%
Teachers with 11-20 Years of Experience:28.8%
Teachers with 21-30 Years of Experience:16.6%
Teachers with 31 Years of Experience or More:3.1%
Mean Base Salary:$39,840.0
Mean Base Salary of Teachers with 5 Years of Experience of Less:$30,938.0
Mean Base Salary of Teachers with 6-10 Years of Experience:$36,363.0
Mean Base Salary of Teachers with 11-20 Years of Experience:$44,468.0
Mean Base Salary of Teachers with 21-30 Years of Experience:$49,422.0
Mean Base Salary of Teachers with 31 Years of Experience or More:$51,835.0

* Powell County School District was rated 1.5 out of 5 by USA.com. The ranking was calculated based on publically available historical Math and English performance data.

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