The Providence School

Tel: (859)887-4600
Grades: 6-12

125 students

The Providence School serves 125 students in grades 6-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the KY average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 19%.
The Providence School operates within the Jessamine County School District.

Overview

The student population of 125 students has grown by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Alternative school
Grades Offered Grades 6-12
Total Students 125 students
The Providence School Total Students (2002-2012)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 18 teachers
The Providence School Total Classroom Teachers (2002-2012)
Students by Grade The Providence School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 has increased from 6:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.15 is less 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 7:1 16:1
The Providence School Student : Teacher Ratio (2002-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
The Providence School Asian (2007-2011)
Hispanic
3%
4%
The Providence School Hispanic (2003-2012)
Black
3%
11%
The Providence School Black (2002-2012)
White
92%
81%
The Providence School White (2002-2012)
All Ethnic Groups The Providence School Sch Ethnicity The Providence 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.
0.15 0.33
The Providence School Diversity Score (2002-2012)
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.
73%
46%
The Providence School Eligible for Free Lunch (2006-2012)
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.
4%
7%
The Providence School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2012)

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 2,354
Jessamine County School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
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 East Jessamine High School (4.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is East Jessamine Middle School (3.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Veterans Park Elementary School (3.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Nicholasville East Jessamine Middle School
    901 Union Mill Rd
    Nicholasville , KY , 40356
    (859)885-5561
    3.2  mi  |  896  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Lexington Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Veterans Park Elementary School
    Magnet School
    4351 Clearwater Way
    Lexington , KY , 40515
    (859)381-3161
    Magnet School
    3.4  mi  |  663  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Lexington Southern Elementary School
    340 Wilson Downing Rd
    Lexington , KY , 40517
    (859)381-3589
    3.8  mi  |  692  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Lexington Southern Middle School
    400 Wilson Downing Rd
    Lexington , KY , 40517
    (859)381-3582
    3.8  mi  |  660  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Nicholasville Brookside Elementary School
    199 Brookside Dr
    Nicholasville , KY , 40356
    (859)887-2012
    3.9  mi  |  627  students  |  Gr.  1-5

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