Henderson County South Middle School

800 South Alves St

Henderson, KY 42420-4016

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

676 students

Henderson County South Middle School serves 676 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the KY average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% 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 676 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has grown by 20% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 676 students
Henderson County South Middle School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 46% Male / 54%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 48 teachers
Henderson County South Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Henderson County South Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.30 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 14:1 15:1
Henderson County South Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
2%
5%
Henderson County South Middle School Hispanic (1999-2013)
Black
10%
11%
Henderson County South Middle School Black (1988-2013)
White
83%
81%
Henderson County South Middle School White (1988-2013)
Two or more races
5%
2%
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.
0.30 0.23
Henderson County South Middle 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.
51%
48%
Henderson County South Middle 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.
3%
7%
Henderson County South Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 7,553 students has grown by 8% over five years.
School District Name Henderson County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
14
6
Number of Students Managed 7,553 2,353
Henderson County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $66 MM $24 MM
District Spending $62 MM $23 MM
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 Academy (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Central Academy (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 | 316 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • HendersonSouth Heights Elementary School
    1199 Madison St
    HendersonKY 42420
    (270)831-5080
    0.5 mi | 544 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • HendersonCentral Academy
    Alternative School
    851 Center St
    HendersonKY 42420
    (270)831-5100
    Alternative School

    0.9 mi | 124 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 | 396 students | Gr. PK                      

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