Simon Kenton High School

Simon Kenton High School serves 1,672 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the KY average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 19%.
Simon Kenton High School operates within the Kenton County School District.
The school district's 82% graduation rate is higher than the KY state average of 79%.

Overview

The student population of 1672 students has grown by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 85 teachers has grown by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,672 students
Simon Kenton High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 85 teachers
Simon Kenton High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Simon Kenton High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.08 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 20:1 15:1
Simon Kenton High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
1%
5%
Simon Kenton High School Black Students (1998-2013)
Black
1%
11%
Simon Kenton High School Black Students (1989-2013)
White
96%
81%
Simon Kenton High School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
2%
2%
Simon Kenton High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Simon Kenton 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.
0.08 0.23
Simon Kenton 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.
21%
48%
Simon Kenton 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.
5%
7%
Simon Kenton High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 15,042 students has grown by 10% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 82% has decreased from 97% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,358 is less than the state average of $10,129. The district revenue/student has grown by 22% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,028 is less than the state average of $9,906. The district spending/student has declined by 19% over four years.
School District Name Kenton County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
25
6
Number of Students Managed 15,042 2,323
Kenton County School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 82% 79%
Kenton County School District Graduation Rate (1998-2009)
District Total Revenue $130 MM $24 MM
Kenton County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $126 MM $23 MM
Kenton County School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,358 $10,129
Kenton County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,028 $9,906
Kenton 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 Scott High School (5.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Twenhofel Middle School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Kenton Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • IndependenceKenton Elementary School
    11246 Madison Pk
    IndependenceKY 41051
    (859)356-3781
    0.2 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 675 students                      
  • IndependenceTwenhofel Middle School
    11846 Taylor Mill Rd
    IndependenceKY 41051
    (859)356-5559
    1.2 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 814 students                      
  • IndependenceWhite's Tower Elementary School
    2977 Harris Pk
    IndependenceKY 41051
    (859)356-9668
    1.3 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 504 students                      
  • IndependenceSummit View Elementary School
    5006 Madison Pk
    IndependenceKY 41051
    (859)363-4700
    2.2 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 832 students                      
  • IndependenceSummit View Middle School
    5002 Madison Pk
    IndependenceKY 41051
    (859)363-4800
    2.3 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 747 students                      

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