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C+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    C+
  2. Diversity
    B-
  3. Teachers
    B
  4. College Prep
    C+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    C
  6. Health & Safety
    B
  7. Administration
    B-
  8. Sports
    B
  9. Food
    B
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B-
Adair County High School is a public school located in Columbia, KY. It has 792 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 17 to 1. According to state test scores, 32% of students are at least proficient in math and 45% in reading.
Address
526 Indian Dr
Columbia, KY 42728
Telephone
(270) 384-2751
Website

Adair County High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
45%
Percent Proficient - Math
32%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
Average ACT
24
45 responses
AP Enrollment
10%
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Living in the Area
B-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    A-
  2. Good for Families
    B-
  3. Housing
    B
Area Feel
Suburban
Median Household Income
$28,313
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$448
National
$949
Median Home Value
$87,800
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
B
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
80%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.5 responses
Poll
60%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.5 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 11 responses
Report
  • Basketball
    18%
  • Pep rallys
    18%
  • Powder puff football game before homecoming
    18%
  • Prom
    18%
  • Band
    9%
  • Homecoming
    9%
  • Spirit Week
    9%

Students

Diversity
B-
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
792
Free or Reduced Lunch
60%
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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
17:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$49,813
Teachers in First/Second Year
21.9%
60%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.5 responses
60%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.5 responses
40%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.5 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
C
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$10,371/ year
National
$12,239
71%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.7 responses
29%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.7 responses
43%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.7 responses
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My experience at Adair County High School has been great, It has gave me a chance at meeting new people and all some teachers. It has also opened my eyes as to what career I would like to go into, because of their programs that they offer. There is not much of anything that I would like to see change at Adair County High School, except having better food. Over all ACHS has been great to me and opened very many doors.
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Adair County High School is a great school to go to. My experience at Adair County High School has been a great experience, during my high school years, Adair High has helped me choose what i want to do when i get out of college, and also what i want to major in, in college. Adair County High School offers many things, such as clubs and organizations. They have also started offering many Vocational training classes, which i really enjoy, because if it wasnt for the vocational Training classes i probably would not know what i was going to major in, in college or what job i want to pursue in after college.
It was a very open and educating experience. It was a close knit high school and very supportive. I was able to attend LWC through a program here at the high school. This program helped get a head start in college.