Nelson County High School

1070 Bloomfield Rd

Bardstown, KY 40004-9793

Tel: (502)349-7010
Grades: 9-12

1,431 students

Nelson County High School serves 1,431 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the KY average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 19%.
Nelson County High School operates within the Nelson County School District.
The school district's 85% graduation rate is higher than the KY state average of 79%.

Overview

The student population of 1431 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 70 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,431 students
Nelson County High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 70 teachers
Students by Grade Nelson County High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.10 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 16:1
Hispanic
2%
4%
Black
1%
11%
White
95%
81%
All Ethnic Groups Nelson County High School Sch Ethnicity Nelson County 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.
0.10 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.
33%
46%
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 5,121 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 85% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Nelson County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
6
Number of Students Managed 5,121 2,353
Graduation Rate 85% 79%
Nelson County School District Graduation Rate (1998-2009)
District Total Revenue $45 MM $24 MM
Nelson County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $47 MM $23 MM
Nelson County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,310 $10,129
Nelson County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,778 $9,906
Nelson County School 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 Nelson County Area Technology Center (0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Old Kentucky Home Middle School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Nelson County Early Learning Center (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • BardstownNelson County Area Technology Center
    Vocational School
    1060 Bloomfield Rd
    BardstownKY 40004
    (502)348-9096
    Vocational School

    0 mi | n/a students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • BardstownHorizons Academy
    Alternative School
    304 Wildcat Ln
    BardstownKY 40004
    (502)349-7045
    Alternative School

    0 mi | 63 students | Gr. 8-12                      
  • BardstownNelson County Early Learning Center
    1200 Cardinal Dr
    BardstownKY 40004
    (502)350-3914
    0.6 mi | 162 students | Gr. PK                      
  • BardstownOld Kentucky Home Middle School
    301 Wildcat Ln
    BardstownKY 40004
    (502)349-7040
    1.3 mi | 448 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • BardstownBardstown Elementary School
    420 North 5th St
    BardstownKY 40004
    (502)331-8801
    1.3 mi | 572 students | Gr. 3-5                      

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Did You Know?
Bardstown, 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 0.24, which is higher than the Kentucky average of 0.22. The most diverse school in Bardstown is Bardstown Middle School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Kentucky or national school diversity statistics.