Bardstown Independent School District

308 N Fifth St
Bardstown, KY 40004
(District boundaries shown in map)
6/
10
Top 50%

Top Rankings

Bardstown Independent School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Kentucky for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 6 public schools serving 2,645 students in Bardstown Independent School District. This district's average testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Kentucky.
Public Schools in Bardstown Independent School District have an average math proficiency score of 40% (versus the Kentucky public school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 45% (versus the 45% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Kentucky public school average of 26% (majority Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (KY)
# Schools
6 Schools
1,535 Schools
# Students
2,645 Students
653,795 Students
# Teachers
171 Teachers
43,431 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Bardstown Independent School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 171 school districts in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2021-2022 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 90-94% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School District
State Average (KY)
#70 out of 172 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Bardstown Independent  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
40%
38%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Bardstown Independent  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of KY by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
45%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Bardstown Independent  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of KY by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
21%
22%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Bardstown Independent  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of KY by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
90-94%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Bardstown Independent  School District and public school graduation rate of KY by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.52
0.44
# American Indian Students
2 Students
853 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
44 Students
12,780 Students
% Asian Students
2%
2%
# Hispanic Students
181 Students
54,122 Students
% Hispanic Students
7%
8%
# Black Students
336 Students
69,939 Students
% Black Students
13%
11%
# White Students
1,779 Students
483,050 Students
% White Students
67%
74%
# Hawaiian Students
3 Students
1,016 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
300 Students
32,044 Students
% of Two or more races Students
11%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
237
23,220
# Students in K Grade:
178
49,563
# Students in 1st Grade:
213
46,851
# Students in 2nd Grade:
186
47,051
# Students in 3rd Grade:
201
47,140
# Students in 4th Grade:
172
43,532
# Students in 5th Grade:
188
47,163
# Students in 6th Grade:
187
47,805
# Students in 7th Grade:
186
50,313
# Students in 8th Grade:
201
51,324
# Students in 9th Grade:
205
56,875
# Students in 10th Grade:
167
50,386
# Students in 11th Grade:
160
47,642
# Students in 12th Grade:
161
44,266
# Ungraded Students:
3
664

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $14,176 in this school district is less than the state median of $14,317. The school district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $16,270 is higher than the state median of $14,055. The school district spending/student has grown by 25% over four school years.
This School District
This State (KY)
Total Revenue
$38 MM
$9,360 MM
This chart display total revenue of Bardstown Independent  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in KY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$43 MM
$9,189 MM
This chart display total spending of Bardstown Independent  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in KY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$14,176
$14,317
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Bardstown Independent  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in KY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$16,270
$14,055
This chart display average spending per public school student in Bardstown Independent  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in KY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Bardstown Independent School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Bardstown High School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
400 N 5th St
Bardstown, KY 40004
(502) 331-8802
Grades: 9-12
| 658 students
Rank: #22.
Bardstown Middle School
(Math: 41% | Reading: 47%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
410 N 5th St
Bardstown, KY 40004
(502) 331-8803
Grades: 6-8
| 570 students
Rank: #33.
Bardstown Elementary School
(Math: 39% | Reading: 44%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
420 N 5th St
Bardstown, KY 40004
(502) 331-8801
Grades: 3-5
| 560 students
Rank: #44.
Bardstown Alternative School
Alternative School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1345 Templin Av
Bardstown, KY 40004
(502) 331-8829
Grades: 1-12
| 45 students
Rank: n/an/a
980 Templin Ave
Bardstown, KY 40004
(502) 331-8804
Grades: PK
| 237 students
Rank: n/an/a
1000 Templin Ave
Bardstown, KY 40004
(502) 331-8810
Grades: K-2
| 575 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Bardstown Independent School District?
Bardstown Independent School District manages 6 public schools serving 2,645 students.
What is the rank of Bardstown Independent School District?
Bardstown Independent School District is ranked #68 out of 171 school districts in Kentucky (top 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2021-2022 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Kentucky school districts for: Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Bardstown Independent School District?
67% of Bardstown Independent School District students are White, 13% of students are Black, 11% of students are Two or more races, 7% of students are Hispanic, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Bardstown Independent School District?
Bardstown Independent School District has a student/teacher ratio of 15:1, which is equal to the Kentucky state average of 15:1.
What is Bardstown Independent School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $16,270 is higher than the state median of $14,055. The school district spending/student has grown by 25% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 6 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 2,645 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 33%
  • : 90-94% (Top 50% in KY)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 40% (Top 50%)
  • : 45% (Top 50%)
  • : 21% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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