Nelson County Public Schools

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(16)
High
(4)
Middle
(3)
Elementary
(9)
Pre-K
(6)
Private
(6)
There are 16 public schools in Nelson County, Kentucky, serving 7,510 students.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Kentucky state average of 19%.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is more than the state average of 16:1.

Nelson County

  • School Location Students Grades
  • BardstownBardstown Early Childhood Center
    980 Templin Ave
    BardstownKY40004
    (502)331-8804
    308 students | Gr. PK
  • Bardstown
    Bardstown Elementary School
    420 North 5th St
    BardstownKY40004
    (502)331-8801
    572 students | Gr. 3-5
  • Bardstown
    Bardstown High School
    400 North Fifth St
    BardstownKY40004
    (502)331-8802
    648 students | Gr. 9-12
  • Bardstown
    Bardstown Middle School
    410 North Fifth St
    BardstownKY40004
    (502)331-8803
    535 students | Gr. 6-8
  • Bardstown
    Bardstown Primary School
    1000 Templin Ave
    BardstownKY40004
    (502)331-8810
    690 students | Gr. KG-2
  • BloomfieldBloomfield Elementary School
    360 Arnold Ln
    BloomfieldKY40008
    (502)349-7211
    362 students | Gr. PK-5
  • Bloomfield
    Bloomfield Middle School
    96 Arnold Ln
    BloomfieldKY40008
    (502)349-7201
    426 students | Gr. 6-8
  • BostonBoston School
    130 Wilson Creek Rd
    BostonKY40107
    (502)833-4644
    280 students | Gr. KG-8
  • Coxs CreekCoxs Creek Elementary School
    5635 Louisville Rd
    Coxs CreekKY40013
    (502)349-7050
    453 students | Gr. PK-5
  • BardstownFoster Heights Elementary School
    211 East Muir Ave
    BardstownKY40004
    (502)349-7030
    697 students | Gr. PK-5
  • Bardstown
    Horizons Academy
    Alternative School
    304 Wildcat Ln
    BardstownKY40004
    (502)349-7045
    Alternative School
    63 students | Gr. 8-12
  • Bardstown
    Nelson County Area Technology Center
    Vocational School
    1060 Bloomfield Rd
    BardstownKY40004
    (502)348-9096
    Vocational School

    n/a

     students | Gr. 9-12
  • Bardstown
    Nelson County Early Learning Center
    1200 Cardinal Dr
    BardstownKY40004
    (502)350-3914
    162 students | Gr. PK
  • Bardstown
    Nelson County High School
    1070 Bloomfield Rd
    BardstownKY40004
    (502)349-7010
    1431 students | Gr. 9-12
  • Bardstown
    Old Kentucky Home Middle School
    301 Wildcat Ln
    BardstownKY40004
    (502)349-7040
    448 students | Gr. 6-8
  • New HavenThe New Haven School
    489 High St
    New HavenKY40051
    (502)349-7232
    435 students | Gr. PK-8

County Statistics

About Nelson County County Statistics (KY) State Statistics
Population (Approximate) 45,169 people 4,336,364 people
Age 25+ w/College Degree 16% 15%
Median Household Income $45,657 $34,984
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Nelson County, KY public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.23, which is lower than the Kentucky average of 0.33. The most diverse school district in Nelson County is Bardstown Ind School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Kentucky or in the USA.