Stunning Facts about America’s Schools

Stunning Not-So-Fun Facts about our schools:

  • Barbourville kids get only 41% of the funding compared to the richest schools in Kentucky, and $2-3,000 less than the state average
  • 19% of high school graduates can’t read
  • 61% of students find high school BORING
  • 2 in 3 public school parents are tired of schools over-testing their kids
  • During the 2014-2015 school year, Barbourville’s schools fell to 110TH place statewide.
  • 25% of high school freshmen won’t graduate high school on time
  • Barbourville Elementary has been ranked as NEEDS IMPROVEMENT for at least the last five years

Tired of the school system letting down your kids? Learn why America’s schools are in crisis, AND what we can do about it!