West Jessamine Middle School

West Jessamine Middle School serves 850 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the KY average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 19%.
West Jessamine Middle School operates within the Jessamine County School District.

Overview

The student population of 850 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 850 students
West Jessamine Middle School Total Students (1996-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 49 teachers
West Jessamine Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1996-2012)
Students by Grade West Jessamine Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.17 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 17:1 16:1
West Jessamine Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1996-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
1%
West Jessamine Middle School Asian (1997-2012)
Hispanic
1%
4%
West Jessamine Middle School Hispanic (1996-2012)
Black
3%
11%
West Jessamine Middle School Black (1996-2012)
White
91%
81%
West Jessamine Middle School White (1996-2012)
All Ethnic Groups West Jessamine Middle School Sch Ethnicity West Jessamine 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.
0.17 0.57
West Jessamine Middle School Diversity Score (1996-2012)
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.
39%
46%
West Jessamine Middle 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%
West Jessamine Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 8,390 students has grown by 9% over five years.
School District Name Jessamine County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
12
6
Number of Students Managed 8,390 2,353
Jessamine County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $74 MM $24 MM
Jessamine County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $89 MM $23 MM
Jessamine County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,703 $10,129
Jessamine County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,659 $9,906
Jessamine 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 West Jessamine High School (0.5 miles away).
The nearest middle school is East Jessamine Middle School (3.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Rosenwald Dunbar Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Nicholasville Rosenwald Dunbar Elementary School
    1500 Wilmore Rd
    Nicholasville , KY , 40356
    (859)885-6670
    0.1  mi  |  614  students  |  Gr.  1-5
  • Nicholasville West Jessamine High School
    2101 Wilmore Rd
    Nicholasville , KY , 40356
    (859)887-2421
    0.5  mi  |  1063  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Nicholasville Jessamine Career And Technology Center
    Vocational School
    881 Wilmore Rd
    Nicholasville , KY , 40356
    (859)881-8324
    Vocational School
    0.7  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Nicholasville Brookside Elementary School
    199 Brookside Dr
    Nicholasville , KY , 40356
    (859)887-2012
    0.9  mi  |  627  students  |  Gr.  1-5
  • Nicholasville Hattie C. Warner Elementary School
    821 Wilmore Rd
    Nicholasville , KY , 40356
    (859)885-3085
    1  mi  |  541  students  |  Gr.  1-5

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Nicholasville, 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 0.18, which is lower than the Kentucky average of 0.22. The most diverse school in Nicholasville is Jessamine Early Learning Village. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Kentucky or national school diversity statistics.