Simon Kenton High School

Simon Kenton High School serves 1,705 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the KY average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 21%.
Simon Kenton High School operates within the Kenton County School District.
The school district's 84% graduation rate is higher than the KY state average of 82%.

School Overview

The student population of 1705 students has grown by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 87 teachers has grown by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,705 students
Simon Kenton High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Simon Kenton High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 87 teachers
Simon Kenton High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Simon Kenton High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.10 is less 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 20:1 17:1
Simon Kenton High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
1%
5%
Simon Kenton High School Black Students (1998-2014)
Black
1%
11%
Simon Kenton High School Black Students (1989-2014)
White
95%
79%
Simon Kenton High School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Simon Kenton High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Simon Kenton 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 0.24
Simon Kenton High School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
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.
24%
48%
Simon Kenton High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2014)
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.
6%
6%
Simon Kenton High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 14,698 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 84% has decreased from 98% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,284 is less than the state average of $10,260. The district revenue/student has grown by 14% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,306 is higher than the state average of $10,180. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Kenton County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
25
6
Number of Students Managed 14,698 2,336
Kenton County School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 84% 82%
Kenton County School District Graduation Rate (1998-2010)
District Total Revenue $133 MM $24 MM
Kenton County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $148 MM $24 MM
Kenton County School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,284 $10,260
Kenton County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,306 $10,180
Kenton County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
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 Scott High School (5.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Twenhofel Middle School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Kenton Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • IndependenceKenton Elementary School
    0.2 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 690 students11246 Madison Pk
    IndependenceKY 41051
    (859)356-3781
    0.2PK-5690
  • IndependenceTwenhofel Middle School
    1.2 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 822 students11846 Taylor Mill Rd
    IndependenceKY 41051
    (859)356-5559
    1.26-8822
  • IndependenceWhite's Tower Elementary School
    1.3 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 523 students2977 Harris Pk
    IndependenceKY 41051
    (859)356-9668
    1.3PK-5523
  • IndependenceSummit View Elementary School
    2.2 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 771 students5006 Madison Pk
    IndependenceKY 41051
    (859)363-4700
    2.2PK-5771
  • IndependenceSummit View Middle School
    2.3 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 738 students5002 Madison Pk
    IndependenceKY 41051
    (859)363-4800
    2.36-8738

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