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C+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B-
  2. Diversity
    C
  3. Teachers
    B
  4. College Prep
    C+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    C
  6. Health & Safety
    B
  7. Administration
    B-
  8. Sports
    B-
  9. Food
    A
  10. Resources & Facilities
    C+
Perry County Public Schools is a public school district located in Hazard, KY. It has 4,158 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 17 to 1. According to state test scores, 44% of students are at least proficient in math and 56% in reading.
About Perry County Public Schools...
Address
315 Park Ave
Hazard, KY 41701
Telephone
(606) 439-5814

Perry County Public Schools Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
56%
Percent Proficient - Math
44%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
Average ACT
24
103 responses

Students

Diversity
C
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
4,158
Free or Reduced Lunch
75.4%
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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
17:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$53,463
Teachers in First/Second Year
5%

Finances

Total Expenses
$56,450,000
Expenses Per Student
$10,712/ student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    56%
  • Support Services
    36%
  • Other
    9%
Living in the Area
C
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    B
  2. Good for Families
    C+
  3. Housing
    C
Median Household Income
$27,209
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$484
National
$949
Median Home Value
$121,400
National
$184,700

Perry County Public Schools Reviews

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Perry County Public Schools provide an adequate education to all their students. They always put their students’ academic needs, safety needs, and personal needs first. Their teachers are highly qualified and genuinely care for their students, academically and personally. All the staff members and administrators work hard every day to provide a successful learning experience for all students. From the custodians and cooks, to the teachers and administrators, everyone puts in their best efforts every day for our students of Perry County. They work hard for our students, with hopes that they'll go out and be successful, then resort back home to give back to our wonderful community.
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I really enjoyed that all of the teachers know you by name and push you to be your best! All of the schools are relatively close-knit where almost everybody knows everybody. The system itself is one big family.
I’ve attended perry county schools my whole life, i’ve met some of the best people attended these schools. i’ve met teachers that have made a huge impact on my life and make me look at the world with open eyes and excitement.