Henderson County South Middle School

800 South Alves St

Henderson, KY 42420-4016

Tel: (270)831-5050
Grades 6-8
695 students
Henderson County South Middle School serves 695 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the KY average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 21%.
Henderson County South Middle School operates within the Henderson County School District.

School Overview

The student population of 695 students has grown by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 52 teachers has grown by 30% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 695 students
Henderson County South Middle School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Henderson County South Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 52 teachers
Henderson County South Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Henderson County South Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.32 is more than the state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (KY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 17:1
Henderson County South Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Hispanic
3%
5%
Henderson County South Middle School Black Students (2000-2014)
Black
10%
11%
Henderson County South Middle School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
82%
79%
Henderson County South Middle School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
5%
3%
Henderson County South Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The 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.
0.32 0.24
Henderson County South Middle School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
53%
48%
Henderson County South Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1998-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
4%
6%
Henderson County South Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Henderson County School District's student population of 7,566 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The revenue/student of $9,604 in this district is less than the state average of $10,260. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $9,037 is less than the state average of $10,180. The district spending/student has declined by 13% over four years.
School District Name Henderson County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
14
6
Number of Students Managed 7,566 2,336
Henderson County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $71 MM $24 MM
Henderson County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $66 MM $24 MM
Henderson County School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $9,604 $10,260
Henderson County School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $9,037 $10,180
Henderson County School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Central Academy (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Central Academy (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Jefferson Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • HendersonJefferson Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 354 students
    0.4 miles
    315 Jackson St
    HendersonKY 42420
    (270)831-5000
    0.4KG-5354
  • HendersonSouth Heights Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 546 students
    0.5 miles
    1199 Madison St
    HendersonKY 42420
    (270)831-5080
    0.5KG-5546
  • HendersonCentral AcademyAlternative School
    Grades: KG-12 | 169 students
    0.9 miles
    851 Center St
    HendersonKY 42420
    (270)831-5100
    0.9KG-12169
  • HendersonHenderson County North Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 872 students
    1.4 miles
    1707 Second St
    HendersonKY 42420
    (270)831-5060
    1.46-8872
  • HendersonThelma B. Johnson Early Learning Center
    Grades: PK | 422 students
    1.4 miles
    631 North Green St
    HendersonKY 42420
    (270)831-5000
    1.4PK422

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