Jessamine County School District

871 Wilmore Rd
Nicholasville , KY 40356
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Grades: PK - 12

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 2022 school year, there are 10 public elementary schools serving 5,071 students in Jessamine County School District. This district's average elementary testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public elementary schools in Kentucky.
Public Elementary Schools in Jessamine County School District have an average math proficiency score of 46% (versus the Kentucky public elementary school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 58% (versus the 57% statewide average).
The top ranked public elementary 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. Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Kentucky public elementary school average of 26% (majority Black).

Overview

2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (KY)
# Schools
14 Schools
1,063 Schools
# Students
8,207 Students
444,497 Students
# Teachers
561 Teachers
29,785 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
0.44
# American Indian Students
20 Students
583 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
80 Students
8,546 Students
% Asian Students
1%
2%
# Hispanic Students
655 Students
36,289 Students
% Hispanic Students
8%
8%
# Black Students
536 Students
47,900 Students
% Black Students
7%
11%
# White Students
6,516 Students
328,171 Students
% White Students
79%
74%
# Hawaiian Students
5 Students
618 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
395 Students
22,391 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
214
14,333
# Students in K Grade:
546
43,233
# 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
50,547
# Students in 7th Grade:
679
44,321
# Students in 8th Grade:
699
44,484
# Students in 9th Grade:
709
2,580
# Students in 10th Grade:
646
2,768
# Students in 11th Grade:
578
2,627
# Students in 12th Grade:
539
2,437
# Ungraded Students:
8
86

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 (19-20)
$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 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$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 2019-20 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 Elementary 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%
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.
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: #77.
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: #88.
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: #99.
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

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • District size: 14
  • Enrollment: 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%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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