Kentucky Lee County Public Schools

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Lee County, Kentucky

Lee county was formed in 1870. It is located in the Eastern Coal Field region of the state. The elevation in the county ranges from 610 to 1367 feet above sea level. In 2000 the county population was 7,916 in a land area of 209.86 square miles, an average of 37.7 people per square mile. The county seat is Beattyville.

Lee County is one of about 3,141 counties and county equivalents in the United States. It has 209.9 sq. miles in land area and a population density of 35.0 per square mile. In the last three decades of the 1900s its population grew by 20.2%. On the 2000 census form, 99.3% of the population reported only one race, with 3.8% of these reporting African-American. The population of this county is 0.4% Hispanic (of any race). The average household size is 2.41 persons compared to an average family size of 2.91 persons.

In 2008 retail trade was the largest of 20 major sectors. It had an average wage per job of $20,564. Per capita income grew by 22.2% 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) 7,339 Covered Employment 1,813
Growth (%) since 1990 -1.1% Average wage per job $27,007
Households (2000) 2,985 Manufacturing – % all jobs in County D
Labor Force (persons) (2009) 2,847 Average wage per job D
Unemployment Rate (2009) 11.8 Transportation & Warehousing – % all jobs in County 4.0%
Per Capita Personal Income (2008) $22,466 Average wage per job $35,201
Median Household Income (2008) $23,786 Health Care, Social Assist. – % all jobs in County 12.8%
Poverty Rate (2008) 33.9 Average wage per job $25,488
H.S. Diploma or More – % of Adults 25+ (2000) 50.9 Finance and Insurance – % all jobs in County D
Bachelor’s Deg. or More – % of Adults 25+ (2000) 6.3 Average wage per job D

1. BEATTYVILLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: 144 Broadway, Beattyville, KY 41311
Phone: (606) 464-5015
County: Lee County
Enrollment: 304
Grades: PK-5

2. LEE County
Enrollment: ALTERNATIVE EDUCATION SCHOOL
Address: Po Box 687, Beattyville, KY 41311
Phone: (606) 464-9724
County: Lee County
Enrollment: 13 7-11

3. LEE County
Enrollment: AREA TECHNOLOGY CENTER
Address: Po Box B, Beattyville, KY 41311
Phone: (606) 464-5018
County: Lee County
Enrollment: 0
Grades: 9-12

4. LEE County
Enrollment: HIGH SCHOOL
Address: 599 Lee Ave, Beattyville, KY 41311
Phone: (606) 464-5005
County: Lee County
Enrollment: 331
Grades: 9-12

5. LEE County
Enrollment: MIDDLE SCHOOL
Address: 599 Lee Ave, Beattyville, KY 41311
Phone: (606) 464-5010
County: Lee County
Enrollment: 289
Grades: 6-8

6. SOUTHSIDE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: 1700 Hwy 11 S, Beattyville, KY 41311
Phone: (606) 464-5020
County: Lee County
Enrollment: 203
Grades: KG-5