Pleasure Ridge Park High School

Pleasure Ridge Park High School serves 1,835 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the KY average of 16:1.
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 1835 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 98 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,835 students
Pleasure Ridge Park High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 98 teachers
Pleasure Ridge Park High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Pleasure Ridge Park High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.46 is more than the state average of 0.33. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (KY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 16:1
Pleasure Ridge Park High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
1%
Pleasure Ridge Park High School Asian (1995-2012)
Hispanic
2%
4%
Pleasure Ridge Park High School Hispanic (1991-2012)
Black
24%
11%
Pleasure Ridge Park High School Black (1988-2012)
White
70%
81%
Pleasure Ridge Park High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Pleasure Ridge Park High School Sch Ethnicity Pleasure Ridge Park 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.
0.46 0.33
Pleasure Ridge Park 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.
43%
46%
Pleasure Ridge Park 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.
8%
7%
Pleasure Ridge Park High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 100,818 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 70% has decreased from 96% over five years.
School District Name Jefferson County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
173
6
Number of Students Managed 100,818 2,354
Jefferson County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
Graduation Rate 70% 79%
Jefferson County School District Graduation Rate (1998-2009)
District Total Revenue $1,095 MM $24 MM
Jefferson County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $1,063 MM $23 MM
Jefferson County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,087 $10,129
Jefferson County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,766 $9,906
Jefferson 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 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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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Louisville Greenwood Elementary School
    5801 Greenwood Rd
    Louisville , KY , 40258
    (502)485-8260
    0.1  mi  |  558  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Louisville Eisenhower Elementary School
    5300 Jessamine Ln
    Louisville , KY , 40258
    (502)485-8244
    0.6  mi  |  588  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Louisville Sanders Elementary School
    8408 Terry Rd
    Louisville , KY , 40258
    (502)485-8322
    1  mi  |  505  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Louisville Shacklette Elementary School
    5310 Mercury Dr
    Louisville , KY , 40258
    (502)485-8325
    1.1  mi  |  449  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Louisville Conway Middle School
    6300 Terry Rd
    Louisville , KY , 40258
    (502)485-8233
    1.1  mi  |  891  students  |  Gr.  6-8

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