The Whitley County School District, established in 1818, serves students in preschool through grade 12. The schools include one primary, one intermediate, five elementary, one middle, one high and one alternative school. The district continues to grow and prosper bringing the latest technology, resources and facilities to our community.
In October 2016, the District was recognized for having six Schools of Distinction: Boston Elementary, Oak Grove Elementary, Pleasant View Elementary, Whitley County Central Intermediate, Whitley County East Elementary, and Whitley County Middle School. Schools that earn this classification are in the top 95% of schools in the state. The District as a whole is identified by the Kentucky Department of Education as being Distinguished/Progressing and is ranked 13th in the State.