Henderson County School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 13 public schools serving 7,044 students in Henderson County School District. This district's average testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public schools in Kentucky.
Public Schools in Henderson County School District 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).
The top ranked public schools in Henderson County School District 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 School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Kentucky.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Kentucky public school average of 25% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 10%)
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Henderson County School District
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (KY)
# Schools
13 Schools
1,532 Schools
# Students
7,044 Students
658,809 Students
# Teachers
455 Teachers
42,518 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Henderson County School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 170 school districts in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 91% has increased from 90% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (KY)
Overall District Rank
#43 out of 173 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Henderson County  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Henderson County  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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
56%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Henderson County  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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
91%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Henderson County  School District and public school graduation rate of KY by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.41
0.43
# American Indian Students
5 Students
856 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
34 Students
12,629 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# Hispanic Students
404 Students
51,627 Students
% Hispanic Students
6%
8%
# Black Students
620 Students
69,971 Students
% Black Students
9%
11%
# White Students
5,332 Students
492,417 Students
% White Students
76%
75%
# Hawaiian Students
27 Students
902 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
622 Students
30,411 Students
% of Two or more races Students
9%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
268
20,258
# Students in K Grade:
450
45,611
# Students in 1st Grade:
564
49,131
# Students in 2nd Grade:
485
48,196
# Students in 3rd Grade:
437
43,885
# Students in 4th Grade:
478
47,539
# Students in 5th Grade:
485
48,330
# Students in 6th Grade:
560
50,636
# Students in 7th Grade:
556
51,731
# Students in 8th Grade:
580
52,396
# Students in 9th Grade:
559
53,890
# Students in 10th Grade:
575
52,232
# Students in 11th Grade:
567
48,687
# Students in 12th Grade:
475
45,632
# Ungraded Students:
5
655

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,106 in this school district is less than the state median of $12,790. The school district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,014 is less than the state median of $13,085. The school district spending/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
This School District
This State (KY)
Total Revenue
$85 MM
$28 MM
This chart display total revenue of Henderson County  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in KY by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending
$92 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total spending of Henderson County  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in KY by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$12,106
$12,790
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Henderson County  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in KY by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$13,014
$13,085
This chart display average spending per public school student in Henderson County  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in KY by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Henderson County School District 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

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Henderson County
  • 1805 Second St, Henderson, KY, 42420
  • (270) 831-5000
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 7,044 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 24%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 91% (Btm 50% in KY)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 59% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 57% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.41

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