Martha Layne Collins High School

Tel: (502)647-1160
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
Martha Layne Collins High School Total Students (2011-2013)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 69 teachers
Martha Layne Collins High School Total Classroom Teachers (2011-2013)
Students by Grade Martha Layne Collins High School 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
Martha Layne Collins High School Student : Teacher Ratio (2011-2013)
Hispanic
12%
5%
Martha Layne Collins High School Hispanic (2011-2013)
Black
13%
11%
Martha Layne Collins High School Black (2011-2013)
White
72%
81%
Martha Layne Collins High School White (2011-2013)
Two or more races
3%
2%
All Ethnic Groups Martha Layne Collins High School Ethnicity Breakdown Public School Average 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.
0.45 0.23
Martha Layne Collins High School Diversity Score (2011-2013)
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%
Martha Layne Collins High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2011-2013)
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%
Martha Layne Collins High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2011-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 7,222 students has grown by 11% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 76% has decreased from 97% over five years.
School District Name Shelby County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
16
6
Number of Students Managed 7,222 2,323
Shelby County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 76% 79%
Shelby County School District Graduation Rate (1998-2009)
District Total Revenue $64 MM $24 MM
District Spending $70 MM $23 MM
District Revenue / Student $9,862 $10,129
Shelby County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,756 $9,906
Shelby County School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
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 Students Grades
  • ShelbyvilleShelby County Public Schools Home School
    Alternative School
    1155 West Main St
    ShelbyvilleKY 40065
    (502)633-2375
    Alternative School

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

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

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