Shelby County Public Schools

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There are 15 public schools in Shelby County, Kentucky, serving 7,018 students.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Kentucky state average of 19%.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is more than the state average of 16:1.

Shelby County Public Schools

  • School Location Students Grades
  • ShelbyvilleClear Creek Elementary School
    279 Chapel Hill Rd
    ShelbyvilleKY40065
    (502)633-3452
    665 students | Gr. KG-5
  • WaddyHeritage Elementary School
    8300 Frankfort Rd
    WaddyKY40076
    (502)829-5242
    484 students | Gr. KG-5
  • ShelbyvilleMartha Layne Collins High School
    801 Discovery Blvd
    ShelbyvilleKY40065
    (502)647-1160
    1161 students | Gr. 8-12
  • Shelbyville
    Painted Stone Elementary School
    150 Warriors Way
    ShelbyvilleKY40065
    (502)647-4505
    543 students | Gr. KG-5
  • Shelbyville
    Shelby County Area Technology Center
    Vocational School
    230 Rocket Ln
    ShelbyvilleKY40065
    (502)633-6554
    Vocational School

    n/a

     students | Gr. 9-12
  • Shelbyville
    Shelby County East Middle School
    600 Rocket Ln
    ShelbyvilleKY40065
    (502)633-1478
    511 students | Gr. 6-7
  • Shelbyville
    Shelby County Headstart Elementary School
    1155 West Main St
    ShelbyvilleKY40066
    (502)633-2375

    n/a

     students | Gr. PK
  • Shelbyville
    Shelby County High School
    1701 Frankfort Rd
    ShelbyvilleKY40065
    (502)633-2344
    1202 students | Gr. 8-12
  • Shelbyville
    Shelby County Preschool
    150 Warriors Way
    ShelbyvilleKY40065
    (502)633-5123
    262 students | Gr. PK
  • Shelbyville
    Shelby County Public Schools Home School
    Alternative School
    1155 West Main St
    ShelbyvilleKY40065
    (502)633-2375
    Alternative School
    257 students | Gr. KG-12
  • Shelbyville
    Shelby County Summer School
    Alternative School
    1155 West Main St
    ShelbyvilleKY40066
    (502)633-2375
    Alternative School

    n/a

     students | Gr. KG-12
  • Shelbyville
    Shelby County West Middle School
    100 Warriors Way
    ShelbyvilleKY40065
    (502)633-4869
    498 students | Gr. 6-7
  • SimpsonvilleSimpsonville Elementary School
    6725 Shelbyville Rd
    SimpsonvilleKY40067
    (502)722-8855
    637 students | Gr. KG-5
  • ShelbyvilleSouthside Elementary School
    728 Gingko Dr
    ShelbyvilleKY40065
    (502)633-4460
    324 students | Gr. KG-5
  • Shelbyville
    Wright Elementary School
    500 Rocket Ln
    ShelbyvilleKY40065
    (502)633-5222
    474 students | Gr. KG-5

County Statistics

About Shelby County County Statistics (KY) State Statistics
Population (Approximate) 38,391 people 4,336,364 people
Age 25+ w/College Degree 22% 15%
Median Household Income $60,446 $34,984
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Did You Know?
Shelby 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 0.42, which is higher than the Kentucky average of 0.33. The most diverse school district in Shelby County is Tenaha Independent School District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Kentucky or in the USA.