Shelby County High School

Tel: (502)633-2344
Grades 8-12
1,250 students
Shelby County High School serves 1,250 students in grades 8 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the KY average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 21%.
Shelby County High School operates within the Shelby County School District.
Shelby County School District's 84% graduation rate is higher than the KY state average of 82%.

School Overview

The student population of 1250 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 75 teachers has grown by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Total Students 1,250 students
Shelby County High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Shelby County High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 75 teachers
Shelby County High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Shelby County High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.35 is more than the state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (KY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 17:1
Shelby County High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Hispanic
11%
5%
Shelby County High School Black Students (1998-2014)
Black
7%
11%
Shelby County High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
80%
79%
Shelby County High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Shelby County High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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 0.24
Shelby County High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
37%
48%
Shelby County High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1998-2014)
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.
5%
6%
Shelby County High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Shelby County School District's student population of 7,095 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 84% has decreased from 95% over five years.
The revenue/student of $9,905 in this district is less than the state average of $10,260. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $13,559 is higher than the state average of $10,180. The district spending/student has grown by 40% over four years.
School District Name Shelby County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
16
6
Number of Students Managed 7,095 2,336
Shelby County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 84% 82%
Shelby County School District Graduation Rate (2000-2014)
District Total Revenue $67 MM $24 MM
Shelby County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $92 MM $24 MM
Shelby County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,905 $10,260
Shelby County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $13,559 $10,180
Shelby County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public 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 Grades Students
  • ShelbyvilleShelby County Area Technology CenterVocational School
    Grades: 9-12
    0.3 miles
    230 Rocket Ln
    ShelbyvilleKY 40065
    (502)633-6554
    0.39-12n/a
  • ShelbyvilleWright Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 500 students
    0.5 miles
    500 Rocket Ln
    ShelbyvilleKY 40065
    (502)633-5222
    0.5KG-5500
  • ShelbyvilleShelby County East Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 504 students
    0.6 miles
    600 Rocket Ln
    ShelbyvilleKY 40065
    (502)633-1478
    0.66-8504
  • ShelbyvilleShelby County Diploma RecoveryAlternative School

    0.7 miles
    1701 Frankfort Rd
    ShelbyvilleKY 40066
    (502)633-2375
    0.7n/an/a
  • ShelbyvilleClear Creek Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 648 students
    2.3 miles
    279 Chapel Hill Rd
    ShelbyvilleKY 40065
    (502)633-3452
    2.3KG-5648

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