West Carter County High School



West Carter County High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Carter County High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 165
10 155
11 131
12 135

West Carter County High School is a public high school of the Carter County School District located in Olive Hill, KY. It has 586 students in grades 9th through 12th. West Carter County High School is the 154th largest public high school in Kentucky and the 9,428th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.8 to 1.

Total Students: 586
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 37.2

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West Carter County High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 298
(51%)
663
(48%)
 Male 288
(49%)
713
(52%)

West Carter County High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 581
(99%)
1,356
(99%)
 Black 3
(1%)
6
(0%)
 Hispanic 1
(0%)
8
(1%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
3
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

West Carter County High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 336
(57%)
740
(54%)
 Not Eligible 219
(37%)
553
(40%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 31
(5%)
83
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

West Carter County High School is ranked 123rd out of 0 ranked schools in Kentucky, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Carter County High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (62.6%) is higher than the state average of 50.2%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

West Carter County High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 700
2006 672
2007 683
2008 650
2009 632
2010 582
2011 587
2012 586

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.9
2006 14.6
2007 15.6
2008 15.2
2009 18.7
2010 14.3
2011 14.4
2012 15.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.56571428571429
2006 0.61011904761905
2007 0.63103953147877
2008 0.62461538461538
2009 0.68987341772152
2010 0.64604810996564
2011 0.48211243611584
2012 0.62627986348123

Compare West Carter County High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,505.6% 15.1:1
 
1,580.0% 15.8:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 50.2%
 
This School 62.6%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
West Carter County High School
Olive Hill, KY
Public 09 - 12 586 15.8:1  
East Carter County High School
Grayson, KY
Public 09 - 12 783 16.1:1 12 miles
Elliott County High School
Sandy Hook, KY
Public 07 - 12 460 12.2:1 16 miles
Rowan County Senior High School
Morehead, KY
Public 09 - 12 922 19.6:1 20 miles
Lakeside Christian Academy
Morehead, KY
Private PK - 12 189 9:1 21 miles
Lewis County High School
Vanceburg, KY
Public 09 - 12 699 19.2:1 23 miles
Greenup County High School
Greenup, KY
Public 09 - 12 810 14.5:1 27 miles
Green High School
Franklin Furnace, OH
Public 07 - 12 243 12.2:1 27 miles
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