Pike County School District is housed in the rural foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, in Pike County, the eastern most and largest county in the state of Kentucky. Pike County is the home of 25 public educational facilities, administered by the Pike County Board of Education, located at the county seat, in Pikeville, Kentucky. The Pike County School District is comprised of fifteen elementary schools, two middle school programs, five high schools, two day treatment centers, one alternative learning academy. It is also affiliated with, and is an integral part of three Ky. Tech. Vocational education facilities. The school district, having the sixth largest pupil enrollment in the state, boasts an academic performance level above most state testing indices, placing it among the leading districts in the state. The school system is a diverse combination of educational programs, offering equitable and safe educational environments, which translate into successful learning experiences for all students.