Top 10 Best Henderson County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 13 public schools serving 7,044 students in Henderson County, KY. Henderson County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Kentucky.
The top ranked public schools in Henderson County, KY are Henderson County South Middle School, Spottsville Elementary School and Niagara Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Henderson County, KY public schools have an average math proficiency score of 59% (versus the Kentucky public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 57% (versus the 56% statewide average). Schools in Henderson County have an average ranking of 8/10, which is in the top 30% of Kentucky public schools.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Kentucky public school average of 25% (majority Black).

Best Henderson County Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Henderson County South Middle School
Math: 73% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
800 S Alves St
Henderson, KY 42420
(270) 831-5050
Grades: 6-8
| 826 students
Rank: #22.
Spottsville Elementary School
Math: 76% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
9190 Us 60 E
Spottsville, KY 42458
(270) 831-5136
Grades: K-5
| 576 students
Rank: #33.
Niagara Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
13043 Hwy 136 E
Henderson, KY 42420
(270) 831-5142
Grades: K-5
| 265 students
Rank: #44.
East Heights Elementary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(1)
1776 Adams Ln
Henderson, KY 42420
(270) 831-5070
Grades: K-5
| 391 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Cairo Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
10694 Hwy 41-a
Henderson, KY 42420
(270) 533-1286
Grades: K-5
| 248 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Jefferson Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
315 Jackson St
Henderson, KY 42420
(270) 831-5090
Grades: K-5
| 319 students
Rank: #77.
Henderson County North Middle School
Math: 54% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1707 Second St
Henderson, KY 42420
(270) 831-5060
Grades: 6-8
| 859 students
Rank: #88.
A B Chandler Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
11215 Us 60 W
Corydon, KY 42406
(270) 533-1760
Grades: K-5
| 264 students
Rank: #99.
Bend Gate Elementary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
920 Bend Gate Rd
Henderson, KY 42420
(270) 831-5040
Grades: K-5
| 411 students
Rank: #1010.
South Heights Elementary School
Math: 60% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(2)
1199 Madison St
Henderson, KY 42420
(270) 831-5081
Grades: K-5
| 422 students
Rank: #1111.
Henderson County High School
Math: 39% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2424 Zion Rd
Henderson, KY 42420
(270) 831-8800
Grades: 9-12
| 2,052 students
Rank: #1212.
The Central Academy
Alternative School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
851 Center Street
Henderson, KY 42420
(270) 831-5100
Grades: K-12
| 143 students
Rank: n/an/a
631 N. Green Street
Henderson, KY 42420
(270) 854-0140
Grades: PK
| 268 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Henderson County, KY

Henderson County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
851 Center St
Henderson, KY 42420
(270) 831-5100
Grades: 6-12
| 161 students
851 Center St
Henderson, KY 42420
(270) 831-5100
Grades: 6-12
| 146 students
1715 Second St
Henderson, KY 42420
(270) 831-5105
Grades: 9-12
| 43 students
2440 Zion Rd
Henderson, KY 42420
(270) 827-3810
Grades: n/a
| n/a students

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