Apollo High School

Apollo High School serves 1,333 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the KY average of 16:1.
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 1333 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 82 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,333 students
Apollo High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 82 teachers
Apollo High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Apollo High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.24 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 16:1 16:1
Apollo High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
Apollo High School Asian (1995-2012)
Hispanic
2%
4%
Apollo High School Hispanic (2003-2012)
Black
6%
11%
Apollo High School Black (1988-2012)
White
87%
81%
Apollo High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Apollo High School Sch Ethnicity Apollo High School 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.
0.24 0.57
Apollo High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
35%
46%
Apollo High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2012)
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.
14%
7%
Apollo High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 11,426 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 92% has decreased from 99% over five years.
School District Name Daviess County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
22
6
Number of Students Managed 11,426 2,353
Daviess County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 92% 79%
Daviess County School District Graduation Rate (1998-2009)
District Total Revenue $109 MM $24 MM
Daviess County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $108 MM $23 MM
Daviess County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,675 $10,129
Daviess County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,547 $9,906
Daviess 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 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 Students Grades
  • Owensboro Tamarack Elementary School
    1733 Tamarack Rd
    Owensboro , KY , 42301
    (270)852-7550
    0.7  mi  |  470  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Owensboro F T Burns Elementary School
    4514 Goetz Dr
    Owensboro , KY , 42301
    (270)852-7170
    0.8  mi  |  543  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Owensboro F T Burns Middle School
    4610 Goetz Dr
    Owensboro , KY , 42301
    (270)852-7400
    0.9  mi  |  802  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Owensboro Owensboro Middle School South
    2631 South Griffith Ave
    Owensboro , KY , 42301
    (270)686-1128
    1.4  mi  |  635  students  |  Gr.  5-6
  • Owensboro Sutton Elementary School
    2060 Lewis Ln
    Owensboro , KY , 42301
    (270)686-1140
    1.4  mi  |  374  students  |  Gr.  KG-4

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Owensboro, 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 0.31, which is higher than the Kentucky average of 0.22. The most diverse school in Owensboro is Foust Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Kentucky or national school diversity statistics.