Breathitt Co. Juvenile Detention Center

2725 Hwy 30 West,

Jackson, KY, 41339

Tel: (606)295-2350
Grades: 6-12

21 students

Breathitt Co. Juvenile Detention Center serves 21 students in grades 6-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 5:1 is lower than the KY average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 19%.
Breathitt Co. Juvenile Detention Center operates within the Breathitt County School District.

Overview

The student population of 21 students has declined by 50% over five years.
The teacher population of 4 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Alternative school
Grades Offered Grades 6-12
Total Students 21 students
Breathitt Co. Juvenile Detention Center Total Students (1999-2012)
Gender % 81% Male / 19%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 4 teachers
Breathitt Co. Juvenile Detention Center Total Classroom Teachers (1999-2012)
Students by Grade Breathitt Co. Juvenile Detention Center Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 5:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.27 is less than the state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (KY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1 16:1
Breathitt Co. Juvenile Detention Center Student : Teacher Ratio (1999-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
4%
4%
Breathitt Co. Juvenile Detention Center Hispanic (1999-2012)
Black
4%
11%
Breathitt Co. Juvenile Detention Center Black (1999-2012)
White
85%
81%
Breathitt Co. Juvenile Detention Center White (1999-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Breathitt Co. Juvenile Detention Center Sch Ethnicity Breathitt Co. Juvenile Detention Center Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.27 0.57
Breathitt Co. Juvenile Detention Center Diversity Score (1999-2012)
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.
n/a
46%
Breathitt Co. Juvenile Detention Center Eligible for Free Lunch (2006-2011)
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.
n/a
7%
Breathitt Co. Juvenile Detention Center Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2010)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,315 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Breathitt County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
10
6
Number of Students Managed 2,315 2,473
Breathitt County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $25 MM n/a
Breathitt County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $25 MM n/a
Breathitt County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,827 $0
Breathitt County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,961 $0
Breathitt County School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Cadet Leadership Education Program High School (0.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Jackson City School (2.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Owsley County Elementary School (14.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Jackson Cadet Leadership Education Program High School
    Alternative School
    2665 Hwy 30 West (breathitt Co
    Jackson , KY , 41339
    (606)295-2267
    Alternative School
    0.1  mi  |  28  students  |  Gr.  7-12
  • Jackson Breathitt County Area Technology Center
    Vocational School
    2303 Bobcat Ln
    Jackson , KY , 41339
    (606)666-5153
    Vocational School
    2.6  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Jackson Breathitt County High School
    2307 Bobcat Ln
    Jackson , KY , 41339
    (606)666-7511
    2.6  mi  |  527  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Jackson Jackson City School
    940 Highland Ave
    Jackson , KY , 41339
    (606)666-5164
    2.8  mi  |  428  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Jackson L B J Elementary School
    90 Lbj Rd
    Jackson , KY , 41339
    (606)666-7620
    3.3  mi  |  662  students  |  Gr.  PK-7

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Breathitt 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 0.03, which is lower than the Kentucky average of 0.57. The most diverse school district in Breathitt County is Breathitt County School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Kentucky or national school diversity statistics.