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 5 public high schools serving 2,510 students in Jessamine County School District. This district's average high testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public high schools in Kentucky.
Public High Schools in Jessamine County School District have an average math proficiency score of 35% (versus the Kentucky public high school average of 36%), and reading proficiency score of 45% (versus the 47% statewide average).
The top ranked public high schools in Jessamine County School District are West Jessamine High School, East Jessamine High School and The Providence School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Public High School in Jessamine County School District have a Graduation Rate of 92%, which is more than the Kentucky average of 91%.
The school with highest graduation rate is West Jessamine 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 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the Kentucky public high school average of 24% (majority Black).

Overview

2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (KY)
# Schools
14 Schools
501 Schools
# Students
8,207 Students
214,321 Students
# Teachers
561 Teachers
12,934 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
0.41
# American Indian Students
20 Students
296 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
80 Students
4,003 Students
% Asian Students
1%
2%
# Hispanic Students
655 Students
15,457 Students
% Hispanic Students
8%
7%
# Black Students
536 Students
23,413 Students
% Black Students
7%
11%
# White Students
6,516 Students
163,036 Students
% White Students
79%
76%
# Hawaiian Students
5 Students
270 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
395 Students
7,850 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
214
392
# Students in K Grade:
546
637
# Students in 1st Grade:
613
748
# Students in 2nd Grade:
580
757
# Students in 3rd Grade:
554
716
# Students in 4th Grade:
611
761
# Students in 5th Grade:
556
823
# Students in 6th Grade:
675
1,794
# Students in 7th Grade:
679
3,037
# Students in 8th Grade:
699
3,560
# 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 (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 High Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
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: #22.
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: #33.
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

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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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