Garrard County High School

  • Garrard County High School serves 728 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the KY average of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 22%.
  • Garrard County High School operates within the Garrard County School District.
  • Garrard County School District's 67% graduation rate is lower than the KY state average of 82%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 728 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 52 teachers has grown by 15% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 728 students
Garrard County High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Garrard County High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 52 teachers
Garrard County High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Garrard County High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.13 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 14:1 17:1
Garrard County High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Hispanic
2%
6%
Garrard County High School Black Students (1999-2015)
Black
2%
11%
Garrard County High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
93%
78%
Garrard County High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Garrard County High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Garrard County High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Garrard County 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.
0.13 0.24
Garrard County High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
47%
51%
Garrard County High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1998-2015)
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%
Garrard County High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Garrard County School District's student population of 2,669 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 67% has decreased from 95% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,730 in this district is less than the state average of $10,658. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,726 is less than the state average of $10,531. The district spending/student has declined by 29% over four years.
School District Name Garrard County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
6
Number of Students Managed 2,669 2,307
Garrard County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 67% 82%
Garrard County School District Graduation Rate (1999-2010)
District Total Revenue $26 MM $25 MM
Garrard County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $26 MM $24 MM
Garrard County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,730 $10,658
Garrard County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,726 $10,531
Garrard County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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