Jefferson County School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 174 public schools serving 98,797 students in Jefferson County School District. This district's average testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Kentucky.
Public Schools in Jefferson County School District have an average math proficiency score of 36% (versus the Kentucky public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 46% (versus the 56% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Jefferson County School District are Greathouse/shryock Traditional, Dupont Manual High School and J. Graham Brown School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Jefferson County School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Kentucky.
Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Kentucky public school average of 23% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Jefferson County School District
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (KY)
# Schools
174 Schools
1,537 Schools
# Students
98,797 Students
679,771 Students
# Teachers
6,160 Teachers
42,042 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Jefferson County School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 172 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 82% has increased from 79% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (KY)
Overall District Rank
#151 out of 173 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Jefferson County  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Jefferson 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)
46%
56%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Jefferson 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
82%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Jefferson 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
0.67
0.40
# American Indian Students
122 Students
838 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
4,058 Students
12,131 Students
% Asian Students
4%
2%
# Hispanic Students
10,794 Students
45,775 Students
% Hispanic Students
11%
7%
# Black Students
36,294 Students
71,824 Students
% Black Students
37%
10%
# White Students
42,948 Students
521,864 Students
% White Students
43%
77%
# Hawaiian Students
142 Students
849 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
4,439 Students
26,490 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
3,503
29,417
# Students in K Grade:
6,264
43,976
# Students in 1st Grade:
7,510
50,426
# Students in 2nd Grade:
7,482
49,404
# Students in 3rd Grade:
7,707
51,263
# Students in 4th Grade:
7,754
52,252
# Students in 5th Grade:
7,780
52,361
# Students in 6th Grade:
7,235
50,824
# Students in 7th Grade:
7,107
50,181
# Students in 8th Grade:
6,975
50,228
# Students in 9th Grade:
8,126
53,687
# Students in 10th Grade:
7,691
50,822
# Students in 11th Grade:
6,929
48,739
# Students in 12th Grade:
6,546
45,593
# Ungraded Students:
188
598

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $14,844 is higher than the state median of $12,004. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $15,238 is higher than the state median of $12,248. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (KY)
Total Revenue
$1,467 MM
$28 MM
This chart display total revenue of Jefferson County  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in KY by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$1,506 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total spending of Jefferson County  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in KY by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$14,844
$12,004
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Jefferson County  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in KY by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$15,238
$12,248
This chart display average spending per public school student in Jefferson County  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in KY by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Jefferson County School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Greathouse/shryock Traditional
Magnet School
Math: 90% | Reading: 91%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
2700 Browns Lane
Louisville, KY 40220
(502) 485-8259
Grades: K-5
| 613 students
Rank: #22.
Dupont Manual High School
Magnet School
Math: 85% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(2)
120 W Lee St
Louisville, KY 40208
(502) 485-8241
Grades: 9-12
| 1,917 students
Rank: #33.
J. Graham Brown School
Magnet School
Math: 82% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
546 South First Street
Louisville, KY 40202
(502) 485-8216
Grades: K-12
| 720 students
Rank: #44.
Norton Elementary School
Math: 82% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(1)
8101 Brownsboro Road
Louisville, KY 40241
(502) 485-8308
Grades: PK-5
| 721 students
Rank: #55.
Barret Traditional Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 72% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
2561 Grinstead Drive
Louisville, KY 40206
(502) 485-8207
Grades: 6-8
| 644 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Lowe Elementary School
Math: 76% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
210 Oxfordshire Lane
Louisville, KY 40222
(502) 485-8293
Grades: K-5
| 601 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Stopher Elementary School
Math: 72% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
14417 Aiken Rd
Louisville, KY 40245
(502) 485-8281
Grades: PK-5
| 774 students
Rank: #88.
Audubon Traditional Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 69% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1051 Hess Lane
Louisville, KY 40217
(502) 485-8205
Grades: K-5
| 616 students
Rank: #99.
Jefferson County Traditional Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 65% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1418 Morton Ave
Louisville, KY 40204
(502) 485-8272
Grades: 6-8
| 931 students
Rank: #1010.
Tully Elementary School
Math: 70% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3300 College Drive
Louisville, KY 40299
(502) 485-8338
Grades: PK-5
| 744 students
Rank: #1111.
Wheeler Elementary School
Math: 71% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
5700 Cynthia Drive
Louisville, KY 40291
(502) 485-8349
Grades: K-5
| 654 students
Rank: #1212.
Norton Commons Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
10941 Kings Crown Drive
Prospect, KY 40059
(502) 485-8367
Grades: PK-5
| 490 students
Rank: #1313.
Brandeis Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 64% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2817 West Kentucky
Louisville, KY 40211
(502) 485-8214
Grades: PK-5
| 558 students
Rank: #1414.
Atherton High School
Magnet School
Math: 60% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3000 Dundee Road
Louisville, KY 40205
(502) 485-8202
Grades: 9-12
| 1,471 students
Rank: #1515.
Bowen Elementary School
Math: 64% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1601 Roosevelt Ave
Louisville, KY 40242
(502) 485-8213
Grades: K-5
| 714 students
Rank: #1616.
Schaffner Traditional Elementary School
Math: 63% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2701 Crums Lane
Louisville, KY 40216
(502) 485-8217
Grades: K-5
| 595 students
Rank: #17 - 1817. - 18.
Dunn Elementary School
Math: 61% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(2)
2010 Rudy Lane
Louisville, KY 40207
(502) 485-8240
Grades: K-5
| 527 students
Rank: #17 - 1817. - 18.
Noe Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 61% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
121 West Lee Street
Louisville, KY 40208
(502) 485-8307
Grades: 6-8
| 1,337 students
Rank: #1919.
Meyzeek Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 60% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
828 South Jackson Street
Louisville, KY 40203
(502) 485-8299
Grades: 6-8
| 1,109 students
Rank: #2020.
Farmer Elementary School
Math: 64% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
6405 Gellhaus Ln
Louisville, KY 40299
(502) 485-8625
Grades: PK-5
| 745 students
Rank: #2121.
Hite Elementary School
Math: 60% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
12408 Old Shelbyville Road
Louisville, KY 40243
(502) 485-8267
Grades: PK-5
| 490 students
Rank: #2222.
Chenoweth Elementary School
Math: 56% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3622 Brownsboro Road
Louisville, KY 40207
(502) 485-8227
Grades: PK-5
| 550 students
Rank: #2323.
Bloom Elementary School
Math: 53% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(1)
1627 Lucia Avenue
Louisville, KY 40204
(502) 485-8211
Grades: K-5
| 554 students
Rank: #2424.
Louisville Male High School
Magnet School
Math: 57% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(2)
4409 Preston Highway
Louisville, KY 40213
(502) 485-8292
Grades: 9-12
| 1,958 students
Rank: #2525.
St Matthews Elementary School
Math: 57% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
601 Browns Lane
Louisville, KY 40207
(502) 485-8321
Grades: K-5
| 555 students
Rank: #2626.
Lincoln Elementary Performing Arts
Magnet School
Math: 50% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
930 East Main Street
Louisville, KY 40206
(502) 485-8291
Grades: K-5
| 565 students
Rank: #2727.
Crosby Middle School
Math: 52% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
303 Gatehouse Lane
Louisville, KY 40243
(502) 485-8235
Grades: 6-8
| 1,120 students
Rank: #2828.
Wilt Elementary School
Math: 57% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
6700 Price Lane
Louisville, KY 40229
(502) 485-8353
Grades: PK-5
| 515 students
Rank: #2929.
Carter Traditional Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 57% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3600 Bohne Ave
Louisville, KY 40211
(502) 485-8225
Grades: K-5
| 592 students
Rank: #3030.
Laukhuf Elementary School
Math: 55% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
5100 Capewood Dr
Louisville, KY 40229
(502) 485-8289
Grades: PK-5
| 455 students
Rank: #3131.
Wilder Elementary School
Math: 53% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1913 Herr Lane
Louisville, KY 40222
(502) 485-8350
Grades: PK-5
| 557 students
Rank: #3232.
Bates Elementary School
Math: 54% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
7601 Bardstown Road
Louisville, KY 40291
(502) 485-8208
Grades: K-5
| 554 students
Rank: #3333.
Eastern High School
Magnet School
Math: 51% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(3)
12400 Old Shelbyville Rd
Louisville, KY 40243
(502) 485-8243
Grades: 9-12
| 2,080 students
Rank: #3434.
Middletown Elementary School
Math: 52% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
218 North Madison Avenue
Louisville, KY 40243
(502) 485-8300
Grades: PK-5
| 557 students
Rank: #3535.
Eisenhower Elementary School
Math: 49% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
5300 Jessamine Lane
Louisville, KY 40258
(502) 485-8244
Grades: K-5
| 572 students
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Jefferson County
  • 3332 Newburg Rd, Louisville, KY, 40218
  • (502) 485-3011
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 98,797 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 57%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 82% (Btm 50% in KY)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 46% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.67

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