Nelson County High School

1070 Bloomfield Rd

Bardstown, KY 40004-9793

Grades: 9-12

967 students

Nelson County High School serves 967 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the KY average of 15:1.
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 967 students has declined by 42% over five years.
The teacher population of 50 teachers has declined by 39% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 967 students
Nelson County High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 50 teachers
Nelson County High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Nelson County High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has stayed the same 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 19:1 15:1
Nelson County High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
3%
5%
Nelson County High School Black Students (2005-2013)
Black
1%
11%
Nelson County High School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
95%
81%
Nelson County High School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
1%
2%
Nelson County High School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Nelson County 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.
0.10 0.23
Nelson County 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.
33%
48%
Nelson County 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.
8%
7%
Nelson County High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,114 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 85% has decreased from 97% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,310 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 $9,778 is less than the state average of $9,906. The district spending/student has grown by 24% over four years.
School District Name Nelson County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
12
6
Number of Students Managed 5,114 2,323
Nelson County School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 85% 79%
Nelson County School District Graduation Rate (1998-2009)
District Total Revenue $45 MM $24 MM
Nelson County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $47 MM $23 MM
Nelson County School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,310 $10,129
Nelson County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,778 $9,906
Nelson 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 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 Grades Students
  • BardstownNelson County Area Technology Center
    Vocational School
    1060 Bloomfield Rd
    BardstownKY 40004
    (502)348-9096
    Vocational School

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

    0 mi | Gr. 8-12 | 58 students                      
  • BardstownNelson County Early Learning Center
    1200 Cardinal Dr
    BardstownKY 40004
    (502)349-7000
    0.6 mi | Gr. PK | 173 students                      
  • BardstownOld Kentucky Home Middle School
    301 Wildcat Ln
    BardstownKY 40004
    (502)349-7040
    1.3 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 406 students                      
  • BardstownBardstown Elementary School
    420 North 5th St
    BardstownKY 40004
    (502)331-8801
    1.3 mi | Gr. 3-5 | 641 students                      

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