Jessamine County School District

871 Wilmore Rd
Nicholasville, KY 40356
(District boundaries shown in map)
8/
10
Top 30%

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%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 14 public schools serving 8,159 students in Jessamine 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 Jessamine County School District have an average math proficiency score of 32% (versus the Kentucky public school average of 30%), and reading proficiency score of 45% (versus the 41% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Kentucky public school average of 26% (majority Black).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (KY)
# Schools
14 Schools
1,535 Schools
# Students
8,159 Students
653,795 Students
# Teachers
580 Teachers
43,431 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Jessamine County School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 171 school districts in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 95% has increased from 92% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (KY)
#41 out of 172 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Jessamine County  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
31%
30%
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 2020-21 school year data.
45%
42%
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 2020-21 school year data.
95%
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 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.38
0.44
# American Indian Students
24 Students
853 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
85 Students
12,780 Students
% Asian Students
1%
2%
# Hispanic Students
712 Students
54,122 Students
% Hispanic Students
9%
8%
# Black Students
529 Students
69,939 Students
% Black Students
7%
11%
# White Students
6,361 Students
483,050 Students
% White Students
78%
74%
# Hawaiian Students
8 Students
1,016 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
440 Students
32,044 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
231
23,220
# Students in K Grade:
591
49,563
# Students in 1st Grade:
573
46,851
# Students in 2nd Grade:
603
47,051
# Students in 3rd Grade:
590
47,140
# Students in 4th Grade:
568
43,532
# Students in 5th Grade:
606
47,163
# Students in 6th Grade:
561
47,805
# Students in 7th Grade:
666
50,313
# Students in 8th Grade:
657
51,324
# Students in 9th Grade:
759
56,875
# Students in 10th Grade:
641
50,386
# Students in 11th Grade:
586
47,642
# Students in 12th Grade:
517
44,266
# Ungraded Students:
10
664

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,213 in this school district is less than the state median of $14,317. The school district revenue/student has grown by 10% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,111 is less than the state median of $14,055. The school district spending/student has declined by 5% over four school years.
This School District
This State (KY)
Total Revenue
$108 MM
$9,360 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 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$107 MM
$9,189 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 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$13,213
$14,317
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Jessamine County  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in KY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$13,111
$14,055
This chart display average spending per public school student in Jessamine County  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in KY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Jessamine County School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Wilmore Elementary School
(Math: 49% | Reading: 53%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
150 Campground Ln
Wilmore, KY 40390
(859) 858-3134
Grades: 1-5
| 456 students
Rank: #22.
Ashgrove Academy
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1115 Ashgrove Road
Nicholasville, KY 40356
(859) 523-3001
Grades: 6-12
| 15 students
Rank: #33.
West Jessamine High School
(Math: 41% | Reading: 48%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2101 Wilmore Rd
Nicholasville, KY 40356
(859) 887-2421
Grades: 9-12
| 1,267 students
Rank: #44.
West Jessamine Middle School
(Math: 32% | Reading: 53%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1400 Wilmore Rd
Nicholasville, KY 40356
(859) 885-2244
Grades: 6-8
| 912 students
Rank: #55.
Rosenwald Dunbar Elementary School
(Math: 39% | Reading: 45%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1500 Wilmore Rd
Nicholasville, KY 40356
(859) 885-6670
Grades: 1-5
| 518 students
Rank: #66.
Red Oak Elementary School
(Math: 38% | Reading: 44%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
921 Union Mill Rd
Nicholasville, KY 40356
(859) 885-0616
Grades: 1-5
| 537 students
Rank: #77.
Hattie C. Warner Elementary School
(Math: 28% | Reading: 42%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
821 Wilmore Rd
Nicholasville, KY 40356
(859) 885-3085
Grades: 1-5
| 497 students
Rank: #88.
East Jessamine Middle School
(Math: 23% | Reading: 44%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
901 Union Mill Rd
Nicholasville, KY 40356
(859) 885-5561
Grades: 6-8
| 930 students
Rank: #99.
Brookside Elementary School
(Math: 36% | Reading: 32%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
199 Brookside Dr
Nicholasville, KY 40356
(859) 887-2012
Grades: 1-5
| 484 students
Rank: #10 - 1110. - 11.
East Jessamine High School
(Math: 26% | Reading: 38%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
815 Sulphur Well Rd
Nicholasville, KY 40356
(859) 885-7240
Grades: 9-12
| 1,131 students
Rank: #10 - 1110. - 11.
Nicholasville Elementary School
(Math: 26% | Reading: 38%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
414 W Maple St
Nicholasville, KY 40356
(859) 885-5351
Grades: 1-5
| 448 students
Rank: #1212.
The Providence School
Alternative School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
210 S. Lexington Ave
Wilmore, KY 40390
(859) 887-4600
Grades: 6-12
| 142 students
Rank: n/an/a
Jessamine Career And Technology Center
Vocational School
881 Wilmore Rd
Nicholasville, KY 40356
(859) 881-8324
Grades: 9-12
| 0 students
Rank: n/an/a
851 Wilmore Rd
Nicholasville, KY 40356
(859) 887-5358
Grades: PK-K
| 822 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Jessamine County School District?
Jessamine County School District manages 14 public schools serving 8,159 students.
What is the rank of Jessamine County School District?
Jessamine County School District is ranked #38 out of 171 school districts in Kentucky (top 30%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Kentucky school districts for: Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Jessamine County School District?
78% of Jessamine County School District students are White, 9% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Black, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Jessamine County School District?
Jessamine County School District has a student/teacher ratio of 15:1, which is equal to the Kentucky state average of 15:1.
What is Jessamine County School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $13,111 is less than the state median of $14,055. The school district spending/student has declined by 5% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 14 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 8,159 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 22%
  • : 95% (Top 30% in KY)
  • : Top 30%
  • : 31% (Top 30%)
  • : 45% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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