Best Public Schools in Mousie, KY


Summary:

The city of Mousie, Kentucky is home to a single public elementary school, Jones Fork Elementary School, which serves grades PK-8 with a total enrollment of 164 students. This school stands out for its strong academic performance, particularly in mathematics, where students have significantly outperformed their peers across Knott County and the state of Kentucky.

Jones Fork Elementary School has a student-teacher ratio of 13.6, the highest among the 5 elementary schools in the Knott County School District, which could indicate smaller class sizes and more individualized attention for students. The school's overall ranking has fluctuated over the years, currently placing it in the top half of Kentucky elementary schools, but its SchoolDigger rating has also varied, dropping from 4 stars to 3 stars between the 2021-2022 and 2022-2023 school years. This suggests the school may face some challenges, particularly given that 83.54% of its students come from economically disadvantaged backgrounds, as indicated by the high free/reduced lunch rate.

Despite these fluctuations, Jones Fork Elementary School remains a standout institution within its local context, with a strong focus on mathematics performance. However, it is important to consider the broader context of the Knott County School District and the state of Kentucky to fully understand the school's relative strengths and areas for improvement, as well as the unique challenges it may face in serving a predominantly economically disadvantaged student population.








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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Kentucky Department of Education.

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