Pleasure Ridge Park High School

Pleasure Ridge Park High School serves 1,837 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the KY average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 21%.
Pleasure Ridge Park High School operates within the Jefferson County School District.
The school district's 75% graduation rate is lower than the KY state average of 82%.

School Overview

The student population of 1837 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 95 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,837 students
Pleasure Ridge Park High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Pleasure Ridge Park High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 95 teachers
Pleasure Ridge Park High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Pleasure Ridge Park High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.49 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 19:1 17:1
Pleasure Ridge Park High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
1%
1%
Pleasure Ridge Park High School Asian Students (1995-2014)
Hispanic
3%
5%
Pleasure Ridge Park High School Black Students (1999-2014)
Black
28%
11%
Pleasure Ridge Park High School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
66%
79%
Pleasure Ridge Park High School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Pleasure Ridge Park High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Pleasure Ridge Park High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown KY All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.49 0.24
Pleasure Ridge Park High School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
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.
48%
48%
Pleasure Ridge Park High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2014)
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.
10%
6%
Pleasure Ridge Park High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 100,529 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 75% has decreased from 96% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,380 is higher than the state average of $10,260. The district revenue/student has grown by 13% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,185 is higher than the state average of $10,180. The district spending/student has grown by 16% over four years.
School District Name Jefferson County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
174
6
Number of Students Managed 100,529 2,336
Jefferson County School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 75% 82%
Jefferson County School District Graduation Rate (1998-2010)
District Total Revenue $1,124 MM $24 MM
Jefferson County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $1,105 MM $24 MM
Jefferson County School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $11,380 $10,260
Jefferson County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $11,185 $10,180
Jefferson County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
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 Waller Environmental (2.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Conway Middle School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Greenwood Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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