West Jessamine Middle School

West Jessamine Middle School serves 823 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the KY average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic and 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 823 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 50 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 823 students
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 50 teachers
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 0.22 is less 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 17:1 15:1
Asian
2%
1%
Hispanic
4%
5%
Black
4%
11%
White
88%
81%
Two or more races
2%
2%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.22 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.
41%
48%
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.
7%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 8,422 students has grown by 12% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,703 is less than the state average of $10,129. The district revenue/student has grown by 23% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,659 is higher than the state average of $9,906. The district spending/student has grown by 38% over four years.
School District Name Jessamine County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
12
6
Number of Students Managed 8,422 2,323
District Total Revenue $74 MM $24 MM
District Spending $89 MM $23 MM
District Revenue / Student $9,703 $10,129
District Spending / Student $11,659 $9,906
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 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 Grades Students
  • NicholasvilleRosenwald Dunbar Elementary School
    1500 Wilmore Rd
    NicholasvilleKY 40356
    (859)885-6670
    0.1 mi | Gr. 1-5 | 656 students                      
  • NicholasvilleWest Jessamine High School
    2101 Wilmore Rd
    NicholasvilleKY 40356
    (859)887-2421
    0.5 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1112 students                      
  • NicholasvilleJessamine Career And Technology Center
    Vocational School
    881 Wilmore Rd
    NicholasvilleKY 40356
    (859)887-9502
    Vocational School

    0.7 mi | Gr. 9-12 | n/a students                      
  • NicholasvilleBrookside Elementary School
    199 Brookside Dr
    NicholasvilleKY 40356
    (859)887-2012
    0.9 mi | Gr. 1-5 | 649 students                      
  • NicholasvilleHattie C. Warner Elementary School
    821 Wilmore Rd
    NicholasvilleKY 40356
    (859)885-3085
    1 mi | Gr. 1-5 | 542 students                      

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