Jessamine County School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 14 public schools serving 8,207 students in Jessamine County School District. This district's average testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Kentucky.
Public Schools in Jessamine County School District have an average math proficiency score of 45% (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 Jessamine County School District are West Jessamine Middle School, Rosenwald Dunbar Elementary School and Wilmore Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Jessamine County School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Kentucky.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Kentucky public school average of 25% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Jessamine 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
14 Schools
1,532 Schools
# Students
8,207 Students
658,809 Students
# Teachers
561 Teachers
42,518 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Jessamine County School District, which is ranked within the top 50% 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 93% has increased from 86% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (KY)
Overall District Rank
#72 out of 173 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Jessamine County  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Jessamine 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 Jessamine 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
93%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Jessamine 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
0.36
0.43
# American Indian Students
20 Students
856 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
80 Students
12,629 Students
% Asian Students
1%
2%
# Hispanic Students
655 Students
51,627 Students
% Hispanic Students
8%
8%
# Black Students
536 Students
69,971 Students
% Black Students
7%
11%
# White Students
6,516 Students
492,417 Students
% White Students
79%
75%
# Hawaiian Students
5 Students
902 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
395 Students
30,411 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
214
20,258
# Students in K Grade:
546
45,611
# Students in 1st Grade:
613
49,131
# Students in 2nd Grade:
580
48,196
# Students in 3rd Grade:
554
43,885
# Students in 4th Grade:
611
47,539
# Students in 5th Grade:
556
48,330
# Students in 6th Grade:
675
50,636
# Students in 7th Grade:
679
51,731
# Students in 8th Grade:
699
52,396
# Students in 9th Grade:
709
53,890
# Students in 10th Grade:
646
52,232
# Students in 11th Grade:
578
48,687
# Students in 12th Grade:
539
45,632
# Ungraded Students:
8
655

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $11,832 in this school district is less than the state median of $12,790. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,328 is less than the state median of $13,085. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (KY)
Total Revenue
$97 MM
$28 MM
This chart display total revenue of Jessamine 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
$93 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total spending of Jessamine 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
$11,832
$12,790
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Jessamine 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
$11,328
$13,085
This chart display average spending per public school student in Jessamine 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 Jessamine County School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
West Jessamine Middle School
Math: 51% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1400 Wilmore Rd
Nicholasville, KY 40356
(859) 885-2244
Grades: 6-8
| 1,000 students
Rank: #22.
Rosenwald Dunbar Elementary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1500 Wilmore Rd
Nicholasville, KY 40356
(859) 885-6670
Grades: 1-5
| 552 students
Rank: #33.
Wilmore Elementary School
Math: 50% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(1)
150 Campground Ln
Wilmore, KY 40390
(859) 858-3134
Grades: 1-5
| 430 students
Rank: #44.
Red Oak Elementary School
Math: 52% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
921 Union Mill Rd
Nicholasville, KY 40356
(859) 885-0616
Grades: 1-5
| 507 students
Rank: #55.
Hattie C. Warner Elementary School
Math: 52% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
821 Wilmore Rd
Nicholasville, KY 40356
(859) 885-3085
Grades: 1-5
| 510 students
Rank: #66.
West Jessamine High School
Math: 41% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2101 Wilmore Rd
Nicholasville, KY 40356
(859) 887-2421
Grades: 9-12
| 1,258 students
Rank: #77.
Nicholasville Elementary School
Math: 38% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
414 W Maple St
Nicholasville, KY 40356
(859) 885-5351
Grades: 1-5
| 428 students
Rank: #88.
East Jessamine Middle School
Math: 35% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
901 Union Mill Rd
Nicholasville, KY 40356
(859) 885-5561
Grades: 6-8
| 1,023 students
Rank: #99.
Brookside Elementary School
Math: 47% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
199 Brookside Dr
Nicholasville, KY 40356
(859) 887-2012
Grades: 1-5
| 487 students
Rank: #1010.
East Jessamine High School
Math: 34% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
815 Sulphur Well Rd
Nicholasville, KY 40356
(859) 885-7240
Grades: 9-12
| 1,118 students
Rank: #1111.
The Providence School
Alternative School
Math: 6-9% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
210 S. Lexington Ave
Wilmore, KY 40390
(859) 887-4600
Grades: 6-12
| 125 students
Rank: n/an/a
Ashgrove Academy
Alternative School
1115 Ashgrove Road
Nicholasville, KY 40356
(859) 523-3001
Grades: 6-12
| 9 students
Rank: n/an/a
Jessamine Career And Technology Center
Vocational School
881 Wilmore Rd
Nicholasville, KY 40356
(859) 881-8324
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
851 Wilmore Rd
Nicholasville, KY 40356
(859) 887-5358
Grades: PK-K
| 760 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Jessamine County
  • 871 Wilmore Rd, Nicholasville, KY, 40356
  • (859) 885-4179
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 8,207 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 21%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 93% (Top 50% in KY)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 57% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.36

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