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Magoffin County High School

Public | 9-12 | 607 students

 
 

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Posted September 26, 2009

Magoffin County High School is a wonderful high school to go to they make the transition from middle school to high school a wonderful and easy one.. i should know im a Freshman
—Submitted by a student


Posted May 20, 2009

it is a great school good teachers.Very clean and neat.great place for any child who wants to learn.a principle and staff that is excellent.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 18, 2008

Magoffin County High School is a great school to attend. As a senior at MCHS, I fully back each and every teacher and all the staff, they have helped me threw the good times and threw the bad. Since this is my last year as a student at MCHS, I thought I would say something good about my school, it is ranked as one of the top schools in the nation. I'm proud to be a student at MCHS!
—Submitted by a student


Posted October 2, 2008

I went to MCHS myself and all my children have attended there as well as played sports. I am proud to say we are hornets to the end. While you attend school there you think the education value isn't up to par but go to other places and it rules. Love you MCHS. : )


Posted April 20, 2008

i love this school it's so fun and cool and nice
—Submitted by a student


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.

About these ratings

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.

151 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
40%

2012

 
 
45%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 36% in 2013.

146 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
19%

2012

 
 
28%
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.

138 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
41%

2012

 
 
27%
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 Students40%
Female51%
Male28%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White41%
Economically disadvantaged39%
Students with disabilities24%
English language learnersn/a

Writing

All Students19%
Female25%
Male12%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White19%
Economically disadvantaged18%
Students with disabilities9%
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 Students41%
Female58%
Male22%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White41%
Economically disadvantaged33%
Students with disabilities29%
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

 
 
55%

2010

 
 
23%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 66% in 2011.

2011

 
 
62%

2010

 
 
46%
Science

The state average for Science was 41% in 2011.

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
31%
Social Studies

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

2011

 
 
54%

2010

 
 
29%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 41% in 2011.

2011

 
 
13%

2010

 
 
11%
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.

147 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
15%

2012

 
 
4%
Biology I

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

149 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
15%

2012

 
 
14%
English II

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

145 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
40%

2012

 
 
37%
U.S. History

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

137 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
16%

2012

 
 
15%
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 Students15%
Female18%
Male12%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White15%
Economically disadvantaged13%
Students with disabilities10%
English language learnersn/a

Biology I

All Students15%
Female9%
Male22%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White15%
Economically disadvantaged16%
Students with disabilities23%
English language learnersn/a

English II

All Students40%
Female45%
Male34%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White40%
Economically disadvantaged37%
Students with disabilities14%
English language learnersn/a

U.S. History

All Students16%
Female18%
Male14%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White16%
Economically disadvantaged14%
Students with disabilities17%
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

Below 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 100% 81%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Black 0% 11%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Hispanic 0% 4%
Two or more races 0% 2%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 78%N/A54%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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201 Hornet Dr
Salyersville, KY 41465
Phone: (606) 349-2011

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