Martha Layne Collins High School

Grades: 8-12

1,194 students

Martha Layne Collins High School serves 1,194 students in grades 8-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the KY average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 19%.
Martha Layne Collins High School operates within the Shelby County School District.
The school district's 76% graduation rate is lower than the KY state average of 79%.

Overview

The student population of 1194 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 69 teachers has grown by 18% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Total Students 1,194 students
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 69 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.45 is more than the state average of 0.23. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (KY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 15:1
Hispanic
12%
5%
Black
13%
11%
White
72%
81%
Two or more races
3%
2%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.45 0.23
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.
32%
48%
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%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 7,222 students has grown by 13% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 76% has decreased from 97% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,862 is less than the state average of $10,129. The district revenue/student has grown by 19% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,756 is higher than the state average of $9,906. The district spending/student has grown by 15% over four years.
School District Name Shelby County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
16
6
Number of Students Managed 7,222 2,323
Graduation Rate 76% 79%
District Total Revenue $64 MM $24 MM
District Spending $70 MM $23 MM
District Revenue / Student $9,862 $10,129
District Spending / Student $10,756 $9,906
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Shelby County Public Schools Home School (0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Shelby County Public Schools Home School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Shelby County Public Schools Home School (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • ShelbyvilleShelby County Public Schools Home School
    Alternative School
    1155 West Main St
    ShelbyvilleKY 40065
    (502)633-2375
    Alternative School

    0 mi | Gr. KG-12 | 240 students                      
  • ShelbyvilleShelby County Headstart Elementary School
    1155 West Main St
    ShelbyvilleKY 40066
    (502)633-2375
    0.1 mi | Gr. PK | 2 students                      
  • ShelbyvilleShelby County Summer School
    Alternative School
    1155 West Main St
    ShelbyvilleKY 40066
    (502)633-2375
    Alternative School

    0.1 mi | Gr. KG-12 | n/a students                      
  • ShelbyvilleSouthside Elementary School
    728 Gingko Dr
    ShelbyvilleKY 40065
    (502)633-4460
    0.3 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 358 students                      
  • ShelbyvilleClear Creek Elementary School
    279 Chapel Hill Rd
    ShelbyvilleKY 40065
    (502)633-3452
    0.9 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 638 students                      

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