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For Immediate Release – Kentucky Districts Honored for Outstanding Achievement

Kentucky Districts Honored for Outstanding Achievement by KEDC

The Kentucky Educational Development Corporation (KEDC) honors member school districts with a banner for their outstanding achievement as a District of Distinction, Distinguished District, or Proficient District named thru Kentucky’s accountability system. Districts are classified as Distinguished with district scores from the 90th to 99th percentile in the state and Proficient with district scores from the 70th to 89th percentile in the state.  A District of Distinction is awarded by the Kentucky Department of Education to Kentucky school districts who exhibit test scores from the 95th to 99th percentile, has met its current year AMO, student participation rate, graduation rate goal and the graduation rate is above 60 for the prior two years and cannot have a school labeled as Priority or Focus. KEDC has been serving member school districts for over 50 years in supporting areas such as instruction, technology, and special education.

Below is a list chart of KEDC member school districts and their award category for which they have already or will receive a banner for their district.


2015-16  KPREP Classification KEDC Districts

District of Distinction

  1. Carter County
  2. Floyd County
  3. Lee County
  4. Paintsville Independent
  5. Corbin Independent



  1. Bell County
  2. Campbellsville Independent
  3. Casey County
  4. Clark County
  5. Fleming County
  6. Harrison County
  7. Jackson Independent
  8. Johnson County
  9. Knott County
  10. Knox County
  11. Leslie County
  12. Lincoln County
  13. Madison County
  14. Montgomery County
  15. Morgan County
  16. Pike County
  17. Pikeville Independent
  18. Pulaski County
  19. Raceland Independent
  20. Robertson County
  21. Somerset Independent
  22. Whitley County



  1. Ashland Independent
  2. Augusta Independent
  3. Barbourville Independent
  4. Bath County
  5. Bourbon County
  6. Boyd County
  7. Clay County
  8. Fairview Independent
  9. Garrard County
  10. Greenup County
  11. Letcher County
  12. Lewis County
  13. Magoffin County
  14. McCreary County
  15. McLean County
  16. Nelson County
  17. Nicholas County
  18. Owsley County
  19. Perry County
  20. Rowan County
  21. Russell Independent
  22. Science Hill Independent
  23. Wolfe County


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