Kentucky Ballard County Public Schools

Search for public K-12 schools in Ballard County? Congratulations! You have come to the right website where we provide a comprehensive list of all public schools including pre-kindergarten, kindergarten, elementary and high schools. Just scroll down to see these public schools in Ballard County, Kentucky.

Ballard County, Kentucky

Ballard county was formed in 1842. It is located in the Jackson Purchase region of the state. The elevation in the county ranges from 285 to 495 feet above sea level. In 2000 the county population was 8,286 in a land area of 251.16 square miles, an average of 33.0 people per square mile. The county seat is Wickliffe.

Ballard County is one of about 3,141 counties and county equivalents in the United States. It has 251.2 sq. miles in land area and a population density of 32.5 per square mile. In the last three decades of the 1900s its population grew by 0.1%. On the 2000 census form, 98.6% of the population reported only one race, with 2.9% of these reporting African-American. The population of this county is 0.6% Hispanic (of any race). The average household size is 2.39 persons compared to an average family size of 2.85 persons.

In 2008 manufacturing was the largest of 20 major sectors. It had an average wage per job of $70,933. Per capita income grew by 14.0% between 1998 and 2008 (adjusted for inflation).

People & Income Overview
(By Place of Residence)
Value Industry Overview (2008)
(By Place of Work)
Value
Population (2009) 8,161 Covered Employment 2,506
Growth (%) since 1990 3.3% Average wage per job $45,755
Households (2000) 3,395 Manufacturing – % all jobs in County 25.4%
Labor Force (persons) (2009) 4,240 Average wage per job $70,933
Unemployment Rate (2009) 9.9 Transportation & Warehousing – % all jobs in County 1.1%
Per Capita Personal Income (2008) $34,579 Average wage per job $36,469
Median Household Income (2008) $36,776 Health Care, Social Assist. – % all jobs in County 5.3%
Poverty Rate (2008) 15.2 Average wage per job $27,042
H.S. Diploma or More – % of Adults 25+ (2000) 76.3 Finance and Insurance – % all jobs in County 2.4%
Bachelor’s Deg. or More – % of Adults 25+ (2000) 10.6 Average wage per job $31,228
  • TRANSPORTHINT: features basic information, such as location, land area, population, capital and nickname of Kentucky, including industry, economy, climate, geography and history of Kentucky.

1. BALLARD County
Enrollment: ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: 3383 Paducah Rd, Barlow, KY 42024
Phone: (270) 665-8400
County: Ballard County
Enrollment: 603
Grades: KG-5

2. BALLARD County
Enrollment: MIDDLE SCHOOL
Address: 3561 Paducah Rd, Barlow, KY 42024
Phone: (270) 665-8400
County: Ballard County
Enrollment: 317
Grades: 6-8

3. BALLARD County
Enrollment: PRESCHOOL HEAD START CTR
Address: Po Box 120, La Center, KY 42056
Phone: (270) 665-8400
County: Ballard County
Enrollment: 76 PK

4. BALLARD MEMORIAL HIGH SCHOOL
Address: 3561 Paducah Rd, Barlow, KY 42024
Phone: (270) 665-8400
County: Ballard County
Enrollment: 424
Grades: 9-12