Dixie Heights High School

  • Dixie Heights High School serves 1,440 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 42% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 58% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 23%.

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School Overview

  • Dixie Heights High School's student population of 1,440 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 68 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,440 students
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Total Classroom Teachers68 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Dixie Heights High School's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Dixie Heights High School is 0.26, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.25. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KY)
Overall School Rank#637 out of 1,251 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:116:1
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Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
5%
6%
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Black
2%
11%
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White
86%
77%
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Dixie Heights High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KY.
Diversity Score0.260.25
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Graduation Rate
93%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
54%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Dixie Heights High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKenton County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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