Paintsville High School

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8/10
GreatSchools Rating
Reviews
6
Grades
7-12 & Ungraded
Students
343
Type
Public
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Academics
8/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

A promising sign:

Test scores at this school are above the state average. Because test scores in some states are so low, some students at this school may still not be performing at grade level


Parent tips

Even high-performing schools can have disparities between student groups. To understand how well this school serves all its students, review the information below in the Equity section. Understand what on-track learning looks like for your child and how you can help at home.


Writing
56%
State avg: 43%
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Reading
60%
State avg: 55%
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Math
37%
State avg: 45%
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10/10
College readiness
Learn more about how to help your child graduate ready for college. See how.

Good news!

This school is far above the state average in key measures of college and career readiness.

Even at schools with strong college and career readiness, there may be students who are not getting the opportunities they need to succeed.


Parent tip

Ask the school what it’s doing to help all students succeed in advanced classes and prepare for college entrance tests.


4-year high school graduation rate
98%
State avg: 88%
Average ACT score
22
State avg: 19
AP course participation
31%
State avg: 21%
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6/10
Student progress

Worth a deeper look:

Students at this school are making average academic progress given where they were last year, compared to similar students in the state.

Average student progress (also known as student growth) means different things. In some states, the average progress is so low, a majority of students are not ready for college and career. It also depends on the school's test scores.

Average progress with low test scores means... that students are starting at a low point but keeping up with their peers.

Average progress with high test scores means students have strong academic skills and students in this school are learning at the same rate as similar students in other schools.


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Ask the school how it interprets this rating and how it might use this information to help students grow and reach their full potential.

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Equity
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Students
Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!
White
98%
Asian
1%
Hispanic
1%
Two or more races
<1%
Black
<1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
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Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
6 :1
State avg: 16 :1
Students per counselor
131 :1
State avg: 448 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
98%
State avg: 90%
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Last modified: June 28, 2017
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