Pike County Schools (Kentucky)

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Pike County Schools
316 South Mayo Trail
, Kentucky, 41501
United States
District information
Motto"Focus On The Students"
GradesPre-K through 12
SuperintendentReed Adkins
Students and staff
Students10,457 (2008)[1]
Teachers745 (2008)[1]
Student-teacher ratio15.1 (2008)[1]
Other information

Pike County Schools is a public school district located in Pike County, Kentucky. The district has 10,457 students (as of 2008) attending 25 schools, making it the eighth largest school district in Kentucky.[1] It serves the entire county except for the city of Pikeville, which has a separate district of its own. Although some of the schools operated by the Pike County district have a Pikeville mailing address, none of them are within the Pikeville city limits.

Board of education[edit]

The five members of the Pike County Board of Education are elected by general election to four-year terms. Each board member is responsible for an area of Pike County and the schools contained therein. The current board members are: Chairman Justin Maynard, Vice Chairman Kenneth "C.B." Biliter, Ireland "Heavy" Blankenship, and Nee Jackson. The District 3 board seat was vacated in October 2015 by Frank Ratliff. The seat has not yet been filled.[2] Reed Adkins currently serves as superintendent.[3]

List of schools[edit]

School City Mascot Enrollment[4] Grades
Belfry High School Goody Pirates 648 9-12
East Ridge High School Lick Creek Warriors 750 9-12
Phelps High School Phelps Hornets 408 9-12
Pike County Central High School Pikeville Hawks 714 9-12
Shelby Valley High School Pikeville Wildcats 598 9-12
Belfry Middle Belfry Pirates 558 6-8
Belfry Elementary Belfry Pirates 683 PK-5
Bevins Elementary Sidney Cardinals 198 PK-5
Dorton Elementary Dorton Wildcats 320 PK-8
Elkhorn City Elementary Elkhorn City Cougars 497 PK-8
Feds Creek Elementary Feds Creek Vikings 275 PK-8
Johns Creek Elementary Pikeville Bearcats 797 PK-8
Kimper Elementary Kimper Cubs 185 PK-8
Milliard School Pikeville Mustangs 859 PK-8
Mullins School Pikeville Tigers 492 PK-8
Northpoint Academy Pikeville 100 9-12
Phelps Day Treatment Phelps 25 6-12
Phelps Elementary Kimper Hornets 299 PK-8
Shelby Valley Day Treatment Pikeville 27 6-12
Valley Elementary Pikeville Wildcats 953 PK-8


  1. ^ a b c d Kentucky School District Profiles Retrieved on 2010-09-24
  2. ^ Board Members Pike County Schools. Retrieved on 2010-09-24
  3. ^ Administration Pike County Schools. Retrieved on 2010-09-24
  4. ^ Enrollment is approximate. Compiled from Pike County Schools website.