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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 13 public schools in Henderson County, KY, serving 7,514 students.
  • Henderson County, KY public school have an average math proficiency score of 62% (versus the Kentucky public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 60% (versus the 56% statewide average). Schools in Henderson County have an average ranking in the top 10% of Kentucky public schools.
  • The top ranked public schools in Henderson County, KY are Spottsville Elementary School, Niagara Elementary School and Henderson County South Middle School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Kentucky public school average of 23% (majority Black).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is more than the Kentucky public school average of 16:1.

Top Henderson County Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • A B Chandler Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank: Top 20%
    11215 Us 60 W
    Corydon, KY 42406
    (270)533-1760

    Grades: K-5 | 309 students
  • Bend Gate Elementary School Math: 48% | Reading: 50%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    920 Bend Gate Rd
    Henderson, KY 42420
    (270)831-5040

    Grades: K-5 | 491 students
  • Cairo Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank: Top 30%
    10694 Hwy 41-a
    Henderson, KY 42420
    (270)533-1286

    Grades: K-5 | 306 students
  • The Central Academy Alternative School
    851 Center Street
    Henderson, KY 42420
    (270)831-5100

    Grades: K-12 | 153 students
  • East Heights Elementary School Math: 50% | Reading: 57%
    Rank: Top 50%
    1776 Adams Ln
    Henderson, KY 42420
    (270)831-5070

    Grades: K-5 | 554 students
  • Henderson County High School Math: 47% | Reading: 61%
    Rank: Top 50%
    2424 Zion Rd
    Henderson, KY 42420
    (270)831-8800

    Grades: 9-12 | 2047 students
  • Henderson County North Middle School Math: 63% | Reading: 57%
    Rank: Top 30%
    1707 Second St
    Henderson, KY 42420
    (270)831-5060

    Grades: 6-8 | 810 students
  • Henderson County South Middle School Math: 74% | Reading: 63%
    Rank: Top 20%
    800 S Alves St
    Henderson, KY 42420
    (270)831-5050

    Grades: 6-8 | 791 students
  • Jefferson Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank: Top 30%
    315 Jackson St
    Henderson, KY 42420
    (270)831-5090

    Grades: K-5 | 339 students
  • Niagara Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank: Top 10%
    13043 Hwy 136 E
    Henderson, KY 42420
    (270)831-5142

    Grades: K-5 | 299 students
  • South Heights Elementary School Math: 56% | Reading: 60%
    Rank: Top 30%
    1199 Madison St
    Henderson, KY 42420
    (270)831-5081

    Grades: K-5 | 517 students
  • Spottsville Elementary School Math: 79% | Reading: 76%
    Rank: Top 5%
    9190 Us 60 E
    Spottsville, KY 42458
    (270)831-5136

    Grades: K-5 | 440 students
  • Thelma B. Johnson Early Learning Center
    631 N. Green Street
    Henderson, KY 42420
    (270)854-0140

    Grades: PK | 458 students
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