Bardstown High School

400 N 5th St
Bardstown, KY 40004
(School attendance zone shown in map)
7/
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Top 50%
Serving 658 students in grades 9-12, Bardstown High School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 30%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is approximately equal to the Kentucky state average of 42%).
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Kentucky state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 26% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 658 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 34%
  • : 85-89% (Btm 50% in KY)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 35-39% (Top 30%)
  • : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Bardstown High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kentucky for:

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Bardstown High School's student population of 658 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
658 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
40 teachers
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School Rankings

Bardstown High School ranks within the top 50% of all 1,230 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Bardstown High School is 0.53, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (KY)
#374 out of 1230 schools
(Top 50%)
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35-39%
30%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Bardstown High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
40-44%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Bardstown High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Kentucky by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
15:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
8%
8%
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Black
16%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Bardstown High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
66%
74%
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Hawaiian
n/a
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Two or more races
8%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KY.
0.53
This chart display the diversity score of Bardstown High School and the public school average diversity score of Kentucky by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
85-89%
90%
This chart display graduation rate of Bardstown High School and public school graduation rate of Kentucky by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Bardstown High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Bardstown High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Bardstown High School's ranking?
Bardstown High School is ranked #374 out of 1,230 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Kentucky.
What schools are Bardstown High School often compared to?
Bardstown High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Nelson County High School, Thomas Nelson High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
35-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 30% KY state average), while 40-44% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% KY state average).
What is the graduation rate of Bardstown High School?
The graduation rate of Bardstown High School is 85-89%, which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 90%.
How many students attend Bardstown High School?
658 students attend Bardstown High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
66% of Bardstown High School students are White, 16% of students are Black, 8% of students are Hispanic, 8% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Bardstown High School?
Bardstown High School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 15:1.
What grades does Bardstown High School offer ?
Bardstown High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Bardstown High School part of?
Bardstown High School is part of Bardstown Independent School District.

School Reviews

2   12/6/2014
This school simply does not invest money into the educational needs of its students. Discipline is such predominate issue with the administration not providing teachers with the level of disciplinary support that will enable to allow teachers to focus on teaching rather than babysitting.
- Posted by Teacher - mymis

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 658 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 34%
  • : 85-89% (Btm 50%)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 35-39% (Top 30%)
  • : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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