800 S Alves St
Henderson, KY 42420
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Henderson County South Middle School serves 791 students in grades 6-8.
Henderson County South Middle School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 73% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 71% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 23% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Henderson County South Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kentucky for:

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School Overview

Henderson County South Middle School's student population of 791 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 51 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
791 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
51 teachers
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School Rankings

Henderson County South Middle School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,263 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Henderson County South Middle School is 0.41, which is more 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 Data
This School
State Level (KY)
Overall Testing Rank
#58 out of 1263 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
4%
7%
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Black
11%
10%
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White
76%
77%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

School Reviews

5  
This is the middle school with HEART H-Everyone employed HELPS with whatever situation arises with a kind of HEART and rolled-up sleeves; just like HOME! E-EDUCATING THE Whole CHILD!A-A PROBLEM IS Solved- ALL involved ALL solutions R- Ready! Renaissance Attitude with rigor and roar! T- TEAM Players for ALL students, parents and Employees!
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 791 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 24%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in KY
  • Math Proficiency
    : 73% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 71% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.41 (Top 50%)

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