Public Schools in Hancock County, Kentucky

There are 4 Public Schools in Hancock County, Kentucky, serving a population of 8,700 people in an area of 188 square miles. There is 1 Public School per 2,175 people, and 1 Public School per 46 square miles.

In Kentucky, Hancock County is ranked 66th of 120 counties in Public Schools per capita, and 87th of 120 counties in Public Schools per square mile.

List of Hancock County Public Schools

Find Hancock County, Kentucky public schools, including charter schools, k-12, elementary, middle, and high schools.


Hancock County High School 80 Kentucky 271 Lewisport, KY

Hancock County Middle School 100 Kentucky 271 Lewisport, KY

North Hancock Elementary School 330 Frank Luttrell Road Lewisport, KY

South Hancock Elementary School 8631 Kentucky 69 Hawesville, KY

About Hancock County Public Schools

Hancock County Public Schools are tuition-free, publicly funded schools that are legally required to accept and provide an education to all children from Kindergarten age through Grade 12 in Hancock County, KY. Each of the fifty state constitutions includes a requirement for the provision of a Public School system, and each state, including Kentucky, also has a compulsory education law that requires school-age children to attend school.

You may contact Public Schools for questions about:
  • Hancock County Public School calendars
  • Admissions policies and enrollment
  • Hancock County school district
  • Academics and school curriculum
  • School buses and transportation

Hancock County Public School Statistics

Find Hancock County Public School Enrollment and Educational Attainment (Age 25+). Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Hancock County Public School Enrollment
 Hancock CountyKentucky
Nursery & Preschool Enrollment89 (76.7%)39,050 (63.3%)
Kindergarten Enrollment114 (100.0%)48,829 (88.8%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 1-4)504 (99.0%)200,150 (88.2%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 5-8)450 (86.5%)199,259 (87.7%)
High School Enrollment (Grades 9-12)488 (100.0%)199,577 (88.3%)
Hancock County Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 Hancock CountyKentucky
Less than 9th Grade Education319 (5.5%)181,262 (6.1%)
9-12th Grade (No Diploma)486 (8.4%)260,397 (8.7%)
High School Graduate (Including Equivalency)2,537 (43.7%)988,521 (33.1%)