Webster County High School

1922 Us Hwy 41a,

Dixon, KY, 42409-0400

Tel: (270)639-5092
Grades: 9-12

627 students

Webster County High School serves 627 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the KY average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 19%.
Webster County High School operates within the Webster County School District.
The school district's 99% graduation rate is higher than the KY state average of 79%.

Overview

The student population of 627 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 627 students
Webster County High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 40 teachers
Webster County High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Webster County High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.22 is less than the state average of 0.33. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (KY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 16:1
Webster County High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
3%
4%
Webster County High School Hispanic (2003-2012)
Black
5%
11%
Webster County High School Black (1988-2012)
White
88%
81%
Webster County High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Webster County High School Sch Ethnicity Webster 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.
0.22 0.33
Webster 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.
42%
46%
Webster 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.
8%
7%
Webster County High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,287 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 99% has increased from 96% over five years.
School District Name Webster County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
6
Number of Students Managed 2,287 2,354
Webster County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 99% 79%
Webster County School District Graduation Rate (1998-2009)
District Total Revenue $18 MM $24 MM
Webster County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $20 MM $23 MM
Webster County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $7,831 $10,129
Webster County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,877 $9,906
Webster 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 Webster County Area Technology Center (1.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Browning Springs Middle School (15.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hanson Elementary School (13.1 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Dixon Webster County Area Technology Center
    Vocational School
    325 Stroute 1340
    Dixon , KY , 42409
    (270)639-5035
    Vocational School
    1.2  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Dixon Dixon Elementary School
    277 Sr 1340
    Dixon , KY , 42409
    (270)639-9080
    1.2  mi  |  375  students  |  Gr.  KG-8
  • Clay Clay Elementary School
    210 College St
    Clay , KY , 42404
    (270)664-2227
    6.5  mi  |  366  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Providence Providence Elementary School
    470 South Broadway
    Providence , KY , 42450
    (270)667-7041
    7  mi  |  327  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Nebo West Hopkins School
    2695 Rabbit Ridge Rd
    Nebo , KY , 42441
    (270)825-6130
    10.9  mi  |  476  students  |  Gr.  PK-8

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