Henderson County High School

2424 Zion Rd
Henderson, KY 42420
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Henderson County High School serves 2,047 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 47% (which is equal to the Kentucky state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 52% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Henderson County High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 23% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Henderson County High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Kentucky for:

School Overview

Henderson County High School's student population of 2,047 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 119 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,047 students
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Total Classroom Teachers119 teachers
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School Comparison

Henderson County High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,246 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Henderson County High School is 0.32, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KY)
Overall Testing Rank
#587 out of 1246 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
4%
7%
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Black
8%
10%
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White
82%
77%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.320.40
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Graduation Rate
96%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHenderson County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Henderson County High School is The Central Academy (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Henderson County North Middle School (0.6 miles away)
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