West Carter County High School

365 West Carter Dr, Olive Hill, KY 41164 | (606) 286-2481
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 633
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4 out of 5 | 3 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details
  • Carter County School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $8,319
  • Graduation Rate: 79.0%
  • Dropout Rate: 1.4%
  • Students Per Teacher: 19.4
  • Enrolled Students: 5,009

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 633
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 33.8
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 18.7
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 321 (50.7%)
  • Females: 311 (49.1%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 48 (7.6%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 388 (61.3%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 436 (68.9%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
West Carter County High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black--
Asian10.2%
Hispanic20.3%
White62999.4%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For West Carter County High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade17327.3%
10th Grade17227.2%
11th Grade15023.7%
12th Grade13821.8%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 32%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:68%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 14 Years
  • Average Salary: $39,425
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
West Carter County High School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$30,49327%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$42,70173%
Source: KY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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4 out of 5 | 3 Reviews
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3 reviews for West Carter County High School

  • Reviewed by Student on March 31, 2011
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Awesome school, good environment, great school spirit, incredible teachers. Only complaint i have would be that it seems that the philosophy of the administration is that unless it has to do with test scores going up, it's not important, which means a lot of extra-curricular activities suffer, such as the band, which historically has been a state-level competitor, but lately has been lacking due to less funding and lost practice time due to cut-classes
  • Reviewed by Former Student on November 08, 2008
  • Rating: 2 (2 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • as long as you have mrs. corsetti the school is nothing you really need to put god back in your school to much fighting going on there
  • Reviewed by Student on October 05, 2007
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • This school is a very great school. It has lots of positives like great teachers and a great homey feeling. Most of the teachers that i have/had are great,they really know what they are doing.

    Some of the negatives to our school is not enough time between bells. For example, say you have a 3rd period class downstairs and had to go to your locker before 4th. You don't have enough time to get out of your 3rd per. class and up to your locker,get your books and get back downstairs to your 4th period class. They should extend the bells back to what they used to be! Five minutes between all classes!

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