East Jessamine High School

815 Sulphur Well Rd
Nicholasville, KY 40356
(School attendance zone shown in map)
5/
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Bottom 50%
Serving 1,131 students in grades 9-12, East Jessamine High School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 26% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 30%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 38% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 42%).
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Kentucky state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 26% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,131 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 23%
  • : 95% (Top 30% in KY)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • : 38% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

School Overview

East Jessamine High School's student population of 1,131 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 63 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,131 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
63 teachers
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School Rankings

East Jessamine High School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,230 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of East Jessamine High School is 0.39, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (KY)
#668 out of 1230 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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26%
30%
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38%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
15:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
10%
8%
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Black
7%
11%
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White
77%
74%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.39
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95%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
54%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
3%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is East Jessamine High School's ranking?
East Jessamine High School is ranked #668 out of 1,230 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Kentucky.
What schools are East Jessamine High School often compared to?
East Jessamine High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like West Jessamine High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
26% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 30% KY state average), while 38% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% KY state average).
What is the graduation rate of East Jessamine High School?
The graduation rate of East Jessamine High School is 95%, which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 90%.
How many students attend East Jessamine High School?
1,131 students attend East Jessamine High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
77% of East Jessamine High School students are White, 10% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Black, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of East Jessamine High School?
East Jessamine High School has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 15:1.
What grades does East Jessamine High School offer ?
East Jessamine High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is East Jessamine High School part of?
East Jessamine High School is part of Jessamine County School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,131 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 23%
  • : 95% (Top 30%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • : 38% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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