Shelby County High School

Tel: (502)633-2344
Grades: 8-12

1,202 students

Shelby County High School serves 1,202 students in grades 8-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the KY average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is equal to the state average of 19%.
Shelby County High School operates within the Shelby County School District.
The school district's 76% graduation rate is lower than the KY state average of 79%.

Overview

The student population of 1202 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 69 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Total Students 1,202 students
Shelby County High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 69 teachers
Shelby County High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Shelby County High School 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 0.33 is less than the state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (KY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 16:1
Shelby County High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
Shelby County High School Asian (1994-2010)
Hispanic
10%
4%
Shelby County High School Hispanic (1995-2012)
Black
6%
11%
Shelby County High School Black (1988-2012)
White
81%
81%
Shelby County High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Shelby County High School Sch Ethnicity Shelby 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.
0.33 0.57
Shelby County High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
29%
46%
Shelby County High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2012)
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.
6%
7%
Shelby County High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 7,108 students has grown by 9% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 76% has decreased from 97% over five years.
School District Name Shelby County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
16
6
Number of Students Managed 7,108 2,473
Shelby County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 76% 79%
Shelby County School District Graduation Rate (1998-2009)
District Total Revenue $64 MM n/a
Shelby County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $70 MM n/a
Shelby County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,862 $0
Shelby County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,756 $0
Shelby 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 Shelby County Area Technology Center (0.3 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Shelby County East Middle School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Wright Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Shelbyville Shelby County Area Technology Center
    Vocational School
    230 Rocket Ln
    Shelbyville , KY , 40065
    (502)633-6554
    Vocational School
    0.3  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Shelbyville Wright Elementary School
    500 Rocket Ln
    Shelbyville , KY , 40065
    (502)633-5222
    0.5  mi  |  474  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Shelbyville Shelby County East Middle School
    600 Rocket Ln
    Shelbyville , KY , 40065
    (502)633-1478
    0.6  mi  |  511  students  |  Gr.  6-7
  • Shelbyville Clear Creek Elementary School
    279 Chapel Hill Rd
    Shelbyville , KY , 40065
    (502)633-3452
    2.3  mi  |  665  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Shelbyville Southside Elementary School
    728 Gingko Dr
    Shelbyville , KY , 40065
    (502)633-4460
    2.6  mi  |  324  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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Shelbyville, 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 0.04, which is lower than the Kentucky average of 0.22. The most diverse school in Shelbyville is Eakin Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Kentucky or national school diversity statistics.