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Distinguished! Hager Elementary received Distinguished status from state for 15-16 test scores. Oakview Elementary received Distinguished status from state for 15-16 test scores. Paul Blazer High School earns a Distinguished rating on the 15-16 state assessment.

Whatever it Takes!

The mission of the Ashland Independent School District, as a standard of excellence in Kentucky and the nation, is to ensure for each student a globally comprehensive education in a positive, nurturing environment which provides individualized learning opportunities, produces responsible citizens and instills a desire for lifelong learning through quality instructional programs, sound fiscal management, visionary leadership, and a partnership involving home, school, and community.


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Superintendent's Message

Welcome to the Ashland Independent School District. Our core values serve as the foundation upon which we execute our mission, which is to educate our students to prepare them for college, career, and citizenship.

We are committed to providing students a safe and caring learning environment, stellar instruction, access to cutting-edge technology, and relevant learning opportunities that will prepare them for success beyond high school in the 21st Century.

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News & Announcements

FOCUS Newsletter - October Edition

The October edition of the FOCUS Newsletter has been posted.  Please take a moment to read about all the great things happening in our school district. FOCUS Newsletter

Free lunch/breakfast for all K12 Students

Ashland Independent School District, today announced an amendment to its policy for serving meals to students under the National School Lunch/ School Breakfast Programs for the 2016- 2017 school year. All students will be served lunch/breakfast at no charge at the following sites:

Paul G. Blazer High School
Ashland Middle School
Charles Russell Elementary
Crabbe Elementary
Hager Elementary
Oakview Elementary
Poage Elementary
Ashland Head Start Program

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