Shelby County High School

Grades: 8-12

1,205 students

Shelby County High School serves 1,205 students in grades 8-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the KY average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than 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 1205 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 76 teachers has grown by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Total Students 1,205 students
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 76 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.35 is more 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 16:1 15:1
Hispanic
11%
5%
Black
7%
11%
White
80%
81%
Two or more races
2%
2%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.35 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%
48%
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%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 7,222 students has grown by 11% 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 7,222 2,323
Graduation Rate 76% 79%
District Total Revenue $64 MM $24 MM
District Spending $70 MM $23 MM
District Revenue / Student $9,862 $10,129
District Spending / Student $10,756 $9,906
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 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
  • ShelbyvilleShelby County Area Technology Center
    Vocational School
    230 Rocket Ln
    ShelbyvilleKY 40065
    (502)633-6554
    Vocational School

    0.3 mi | n/a students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • ShelbyvilleWright Elementary School
    500 Rocket Ln
    ShelbyvilleKY 40065
    (502)633-5222
    0.5 mi | 487 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • ShelbyvilleShelby County East Middle School
    600 Rocket Ln
    ShelbyvilleKY 40065
    (502)633-1478
    0.6 mi | 533 students | Gr. 6-7                      
  • ShelbyvilleClear Creek Elementary School
    279 Chapel Hill Rd
    ShelbyvilleKY 40065
    (502)633-3452
    2.3 mi | 638 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • ShelbyvilleSouthside Elementary School
    728 Gingko Dr
    ShelbyvilleKY 40065
    (502)633-4460
    2.6 mi | 358 students | Gr. KG-5                      

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