Jessamine County School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 4 public middle schools serving 2,157 students in Jessamine County School District. This district's average middle testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public middle schools in Kentucky.
Public Middle Schools in Jessamine County School District have an average math proficiency score of 42% (versus the Kentucky public middle school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 60% (versus the 59% statewide average).
The top ranked public middle schools in Jessamine County School District are West Jessamine Middle School, East Jessamine Middle School and The Providence School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the Kentucky public middle school average of 24% (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
4 Schools
534 Schools
# Students
2,157 Students
187,541 Students
# Teachers
141 Teachers
11,951 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Jessamine County School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 169 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
6 Students
237 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
16 Students
2,829 Students
% Asian Students
1%
2%
# Hispanic Students
179 Students
14,033 Students
% Hispanic Students
8%
8%
# Black Students
162 Students
19,360 Students
% Black Students
8%
10%
# White Students
1,715 Students
142,631 Students
% White Students
79%
76%
# Hawaiian Students
2 Students
243 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
77 Students
8,209 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
1,802
# Students in K Grade:
-
3,274
# Students in 1st Grade:
-
3,676
# Students in 2nd Grade:
-
3,655
# Students in 3rd Grade:
-
3,414
# Students in 4th Grade:
-
3,720
# Students in 5th Grade:
-
4,839
# Students in 6th Grade:
675
42,988
# Students in 7th Grade:
679
51,661
# Students in 8th Grade:
699
52,314
# Students in 9th Grade:
25
4,121
# Students in 10th Grade:
36
4,116
# Students in 11th Grade:
22
3,990
# Students in 12th Grade:
21
3,878
# Ungraded Students:
-
93

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 Middle 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.
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: #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

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Jessamine County School District
  • 871 Wilmore Rd, Nicholasville, KY, 40356
  • (859) 885-4179
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 2,157 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 20%
  • 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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