Henderson County School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 2 public high schools serving 2,195 students in Henderson County School District. This district's average high testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public high schools in Kentucky.
Public High Schools in Henderson County School District have an average math proficiency score of 34% (versus the Kentucky public high school average of 36%), and reading proficiency score of 42% (versus the 47% statewide average).
The top ranked public high schools in Henderson County School District are Henderson County High School and The Central Academy. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Public High School in Henderson County School District have a Graduation Rate of 91%, which is equal to the Kentucky average of 91%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Henderson County High School, with 95% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in Kentucky or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Kentucky public high school average of 24% (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
2 Schools
501 Schools
# Students
2,195 Students
214,321 Students
# Teachers
139 Teachers
12,934 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Henderson County School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 166 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
0.37
0.41
# American Indian Students
3 Students
296 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
11 Students
4,003 Students
% Asian Students
1%
2%
# Hispanic Students
110 Students
15,457 Students
% Hispanic Students
5%
7%
# Black Students
190 Students
23,413 Students
% Black Students
9%
11%
# White Students
1,721 Students
163,036 Students
% White Students
78%
76%
# Hawaiian Students
8 Students
270 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
152 Students
7,850 Students
% of Two or more races Students
7%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
392
# Students in K Grade:
-
637
# Students in 1st Grade:
-
748
# Students in 2nd Grade:
-
757
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1
716
# Students in 4th Grade:
2
761
# Students in 5th Grade:
-
823
# Students in 6th Grade:
2
1,794
# Students in 7th Grade:
6
3,037
# Students in 8th Grade:
3
3,560
# 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 (19-20)
$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 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$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 2019-20 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 High Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
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: #22.
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

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Henderson County School District
  • 1805 Second St, Henderson, KY, 42420
  • (270) 831-5000
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 2,195 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 22%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 91% (Btm 50% in KY)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 59% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 57% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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