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Campbell County High School

Public | 9-12 & ungraded | 1445 students

 
 

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Posted August 10, 2009

The academic program is the best in the Northern KY region. Other schools, especially the private schools tout their test scores but fail to even credit Campbell County with its excellent special needs program. The academic team has not lost to any private school in the area in over a decade and some have never beaten the team. It is consistently ranked in the top of the state. Its dual credit program has advanced so fast past AP programs that anyone taking an AP course is really out of step. Like all public schools it does have issues but active awareness and hands on work by the staff does make a difference. I know for a fact that kids expelled or suspended from Campbell County now find a home in the private schools next door or up the road!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 15, 2009

I agree with the last student on the fact that CAT scores are overkilled to make money. I am going into my sophmore year and i had some really great teachers. I love the school but safety is a small concern since stealing and fighting do occur.
—Submitted by a student


Posted December 8, 2008

The teachers are under paid forcing the better ones to have to leave the school and the students suffer severely because of this. They only care about CAT testing scores to get more money for the school. They need to focus more on the students rather than use them for money. The drop out rate has increased in the past year due to the lack of caring staff members.
—Submitted by a student


Posted June 24, 2007

Campbell County is one of the prestigious schools of Northern Kentucky. From excellent teachers, to the successful extracurricular and co-curricular activates, the school is always setting the pace. Nestled at one point of the Golden Triangle, CCHS allows students to grow into well-taught adults.
—Submitted by a student


Posted February 17, 2005

This school got our children into the one of the finest midwestern private colleges. Our envolvement in the school continues even now that our children our gone.
—Submitted by a parent


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

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The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Language Mechanics

The state average for Language Mechanics was 51% in 2013.

371 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
59%

2012

 
 
59%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 36% in 2013.

362 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
33%

2012

 
 
50%
Scale: % proficient or distinguished

About the tests


Beginning in the 2011-12 school year, and continuing in 2012-2013, Kentucky used the Kentucky Performance Rating for Educational Progress (K-PREP) tests to assess students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and mathematics, 4 and 7 in science, 5 and 8 in social studies, 5, 6, 8, 10, and 11 in writing, and 4, 6, and 10 in language mechanics. The K-PREP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Kentucky.

Source: Kentucky Department of Education

Writing

The state average for Writing was 62% in 2013.

359 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
57%
Scale: % proficient or distinguished

About the tests


Beginning in the 2011-12 school year, and continuing in 2012-2013, Kentucky used the Kentucky Performance Rating for Educational Progress (K-PREP) tests to assess students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and mathematics, 4 and 7 in science, 5 and 8 in social studies, 5, 6, 8, 10, and 11 in writing, and 4, 6, and 10 in language mechanics. The K-PREP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Kentucky.

Source: Kentucky Department of Education

Language Mechanics

All Students59%
Female65%
Male54%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White59%
Economically disadvantaged50%
Students with disabilities22%
English language learnersn/a

Writing

All Students33%
Female38%
Male28%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White34%
Economically disadvantaged21%
Students with disabilities5%
English language learnersn/a
Scale: % proficient or distinguished

About the tests


Beginning in the 2011-12 school year, and continuing in 2012-2013, Kentucky used the Kentucky Performance Rating for Educational Progress (K-PREP) tests to assess students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and mathematics, 4 and 7 in science, 5 and 8 in social studies, 5, 6, 8, 10, and 11 in writing, and 4, 6, and 10 in language mechanics. The K-PREP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Kentucky.

Source: Kentucky Department of Education

Writing

All Students61%
Female76%
Male47%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White61%
Economically disadvantaged59%
Students with disabilities7%
English language learnersn/a
Scale: % proficient or distinguished

About the tests


Beginning in the 2011-12 school year, and continuing in 2012-2013, Kentucky used the Kentucky Performance Rating for Educational Progress (K-PREP) tests to assess students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and mathematics, 4 and 7 in science, 5 and 8 in social studies, 5, 6, 8, 10, and 11 in writing, and 4, 6, and 10 in language mechanics. The K-PREP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Kentucky.

Source: Kentucky Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 46% in 2011.

2011

 
 
62%

2010

 
 
50%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 66% in 2011.

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
66%
Science

The state average for Science was 41% in 2011.

2011

 
 
52%

2010

 
 
48%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 41% in 2011.

2011

 
 
47%

2010

 
 
43%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 41% in 2011.

2011

 
 
42%

2010

 
 
32%
Scale: % proficient or distinguished

About the tests


Until 2010-2011, Kentucky used the Kentucky Core Content Tests (KCCT) to assess students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 through 12 in reading, social studies, science, writing, and math. The Elementary School results displayed on GreatSchools profiles are for grades 3 through 5 combined for each subject. Middle School results are for grades 6 though 8 combined, and High School results are for grades 10 though 12 combined. The KCCT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Kentucky. Beginning in 2011-2012, Kentucky switched to the K-PREP and EOC exams.

Source: Kentucky Department of Education

Algebra II

The state average for Algebra II was 36% in 2013.

344 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
44%

2012

 
 
50%
Biology I

The state average for Biology I was 36% in 2013.

361 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
42%

2012

 
 
37%
English II

The state average for English II was 56% in 2013.

370 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
54%
U.S. History

The state average for U.S. History was 51% in 2013.

369 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
56%
Scale: % proficient or distinguished

About the tests


Beginning in the 2011-12 school year, and continuing in 2012-2013, Kentucky administered the End-of-Course (EOC) assessments. EOCs are tests given to public high school students when they complete a course to assess their knowledge of important course concepts. They are similar to a final exam, except that they are created and scored by an outside testing company, ensuring that the tests are both rigorous and aligned with state and national college readiness standards.

Source: Kentucky Department of Education

Algebra II

All Students44%
Female40%
Male46%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White44%
Economically disadvantaged34%
Students with disabilities17%
English language learnersn/a

Biology I

All Students42%
Female37%
Male46%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White42%
Economically disadvantaged25%
Students with disabilities5%
English language learnersn/a

English II

All Students66%
Female73%
Male60%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White67%
Economically disadvantaged55%
Students with disabilities20%
English language learnersn/a

U.S. History

All Students63%
Female60%
Male66%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White63%
Economically disadvantaged52%
Students with disabilities19%
English language learnersn/a
Scale: % proficient or distinguished

About the tests


Beginning in the 2011-12 school year, and continuing in 2012-2013, Kentucky administered the End-of-Course (EOC) assessments. EOCs are tests given to public high school students when they complete a course to assess their knowledge of important course concepts. They are similar to a final exam, except that they are created and scored by an outside testing company, ensuring that the tests are both rigorous and aligned with state and national college readiness standards.

Source: Kentucky Department of Education

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How schools in the state rate:

22%
of schools in the state are Below average
49%
of schools in the state are Average
29%
of schools in the state are Above average

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Math growth at this school

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Reading growth at this school

Above average


College readiness rating 20143What's this?

College readiness rating combines this high school's graduation rates with data about college entrance exams, both of which are indicators of how well schools are preparing students for success in college and beyond.

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1 This rating is based on 2012-13 K-PREP and EOC results from the Kentucky Department of Education.

2 This rating is based 2012-13 median growth percentiles from the Kentucky Department of Education.

3 This rating is based on average composite ACT scores and four-year adjusted graduation rates from 2012-13.

Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 96% 81%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 1%
Black 1% 11%
Hispanic 1% 4%
Two or more races 1% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 33%N/A54%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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