Henderson County South Middle School

800 South Alves St

Henderson, KY 42420-4016

Tel: (270)831-5050
Grades: 6-8

668 students

Henderson County South Middle School serves 668 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the KY average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 19%.
Henderson County South Middle School operates within the Henderson County School District.

Overview

The student population of 668 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 668 students
Gender % 46% Male / 54%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 41 teachers
Students by Grade Henderson County South Middle 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 0.32 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 16:1 16:1
Hispanic
2%
4%
Black
10%
11%
White
82%
81%
All Ethnic Groups Henderson County South Middle School Sch Ethnicity Henderson County South Middle 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.
0.32 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.
43%
46%
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.
5%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 7,379 students has grown by 6% over five years.
School District Name Henderson County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
14
6
Number of Students Managed 7,379 2,353
Henderson County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $66 MM $24 MM
Henderson County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $62 MM $23 MM
Henderson County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,468 $10,129
Henderson County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,911 $9,906
Henderson 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 Central Learning Center Alternative School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Central Learning Center Alternative School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Jefferson Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • HendersonJefferson Elementary School
    315 Jackson St
    HendersonKY 42420
    (270)831-5000
    0.4 mi | 384 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • HendersonSouth Heights Elementary School
    1199 Madison St
    HendersonKY 42420
    (270)831-5080
    0.5 mi | 559 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • HendersonCentral Learning Center Alternative School
    Alternative School
    851 Center St
    HendersonKY 42420
    (270)831-5100
    Alternative School

    0.9 mi | 83 students | Gr. KG-12                      
  • HendersonHenderson County Academy
    Alternative School
    1715 Second St
    HendersonKY 42420
    (270)831-5105
    Alternative School

    0.9 mi | 43 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • HendersonThelma B. Johnson Early Learning Center
    631 North Green St
    HendersonKY 42420
    (270)831-5000
    1.4 mi | n/a students | Gr. PK                      

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Did You Know?
Henderson, 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 0.54, which is higher than the Kentucky average of 0.22. The most diverse school in Henderson is Liberty High School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Kentucky or national school diversity statistics.