Pleasure Ridge Park High School

Pleasure Ridge Park High School serves 1,859 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the KY average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 19%.
Pleasure Ridge Park High School operates within the Jefferson County School District.
The school district's 70% graduation rate is lower than the KY state average of 79%.

Overview

The student population of 1859 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 101 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,859 students
Pleasure Ridge Park High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 101 teachers
Pleasure Ridge Park High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Pleasure Ridge Park High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.45 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 18:1 15:1
Pleasure Ridge Park High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
1%
1%
Pleasure Ridge Park High School Asian Students (1995-2013)
Hispanic
3%
5%
Pleasure Ridge Park High School Black Students (1999-2013)
Black
25%
11%
Pleasure Ridge Park High School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
70%
81%
Pleasure Ridge Park High School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
1%
2%
Pleasure Ridge Park High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Pleasure Ridge Park 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.
0.45 0.23
Pleasure Ridge Park 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.
44%
48%
Pleasure Ridge Park 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.
9%
7%
Pleasure Ridge Park High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 101,943 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 70% has decreased from 97% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,087 is higher than the state average of $10,129. The district revenue/student has grown by 22% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,766 is higher than the state average of $9,906. The district spending/student has grown by 18% over four years.
School District Name Jefferson County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
173
6
Number of Students Managed 101,943 2,323
Jefferson County School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 70% 79%
Jefferson County School District Graduation Rate (1998-2009)
District Total Revenue $1,095 MM $24 MM
Jefferson County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $1,063 MM $23 MM
Jefferson County School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,087 $10,129
Jefferson County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,766 $9,906
Jefferson 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 Western High School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Conway Middle School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Greenwood Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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    (502)485-8233
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