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Fast Facts

Student Enrollment

5115 students enrolled in our seven elementary schools, middle school, alternative school, and high school

Mental Health

11 mental health counselors serving students throughout the district


School resource officers on every campus


36 career pathways offered through Barren County High School and the Barren County Area Technology and Vocational School

Rigorous Academics

Magnet programs at the middle school and high school - 27 dual-credit and AP Courses

Life-Ready Grads

303 graduates qualified as college and career-ready in 2023 - 66% of students earned college credit in 2023 - 203 students earned work ethics certifications

Afterschool Programs

After-school programs on every campus through Barren Beyond the Bell

Little Learners

Childcare centers throughout the district for children ages 1-5

Profile of a Trojan

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The mission of Barren County Schools is to ensure all students are life-ready upon graduation. The work of equipping students with the skills they need to succeed in the 21st century is rooted in Profile of a Trojan, which provides a roadmap for students as they work to develop the attributes needed to succeed in life. The following core values are the foundation for Profile of a Trojan:

• Serving others through teamwork and collaboration

• Providing learning experiences that promote content mastery and critical thinking

• Demonstrating creativity and inventiveness in our work

• Taking ownership to find your path to success

• Being accountable to produce high-quality results

• Communicating in a peaceful and productive manner