Apollo High School

Apollo High School serves 1,321 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the KY average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 19%.
Apollo High School operates within the Daviess County School District.
The school district's 92% graduation rate is higher than the KY state average of 79%.

Overview

The student population of 1321 students has declined by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 79 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,321 students
Apollo High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 79 teachers
Apollo High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Apollo High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.24 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
Apollo High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
3%
5%
Apollo High School Black Students (2003-2013)
Black
6%
11%
Apollo High School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
87%
81%
Apollo High School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
4%
2%
Apollo High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Apollo 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.
0.24 0.23
Apollo High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
37%
48%
Apollo High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2013)
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.
13%
7%
Apollo High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 11,805 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 92% has decreased from 99% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,675 is less than the state average of $10,129. The district revenue/student has grown by 33% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,547 is less than the state average of $9,906. The district spending/student has grown by 26% over four years.
School District Name Daviess County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
22
6
Number of Students Managed 11,805 2,323
Daviess County School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 92% 79%
Daviess County School District Graduation Rate (1998-2009)
District Total Revenue $109 MM $24 MM
Daviess County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $108 MM $23 MM
Daviess County School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,675 $10,129
Daviess County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,547 $9,906
Daviess County School District 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 Owensboro High School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is F T Burns Middle School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Tamarack Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • OwensboroTamarack Elementary School
    1733 Tamarack Rd
    OwensboroKY 42301
    (270)852-7550
    0.7 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 496 students                      
  • OwensboroF T Burns Elementary School
    4514 Goetz Dr
    OwensboroKY 42301
    (270)852-7170
    0.8 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 570 students                      
  • OwensboroF T Burns Middle School
    4610 Goetz Dr
    OwensboroKY 42301
    (270)852-7400
    0.9 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 775 students                      
  • OwensboroOwensboro Middle School South
    2631 South Griffith Ave
    OwensboroKY 42301
    (270)686-1128
    1.4 mi | Gr. 5-6 | 683 students                      
  • OwensboroSutton Elementary School
    2060 Lewis Ln
    OwensboroKY 42301
    (270)686-1140
    1.4 mi | Gr. KG-4 | 386 students                      

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