About Paintsville Independent
Founded in 1889 Paintsville Independent School District remains committed to providing individual attention to students and families while building a school and community bond in all aspects of student life: academic, athletic, and social. The district strives to have the best possible school system, making the city and county the optimum place to live.
All Paintsville Independent Schools are fully accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and the Kentucky Department of Education. Paintsville High School has been selected as a Best High School at US News & World Report and was named a Kentucky Distinguished High School in both 2012 and 2013. The overall ACT score ranks our district in the top 10% of all public districts in Kentucky.