Top 10 Best Nelson County Public Schools (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 18 public schools serving 7,329 students in Nelson County, KY. Nelson County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Kentucky.
The top ranked public schools in Nelson County, KY are Boston School, Coxs Creek Elementary School and Bloomfield Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Nelson County, KY public schools have an average math proficiency score of 40% (versus the Kentucky public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 54% (versus the 56% statewide average). Schools in Nelson County have an average ranking of 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Kentucky public schools.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Kentucky public school average of 23% (majority Black).

Best Nelson County Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Boston School
Math: 54% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
130 Wilson Creek Rd
Boston, KY 40107
(502) 833-4644
Grades: K-8
| 326 students
Rank: #22.
Coxs Creek Elementary School
Math: 51% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
5635 Louisville Rd
Coxs Creek, KY 40013
(502) 349-7050
Grades: K-5
| 473 students
Rank: #33.
Bloomfield Middle School
Math: 40% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
96 Arnold Ln
Bloomfield, KY 40008
(502) 349-7201
Grades: 6-8
| 390 students
Rank: #44.
Bardstown Middle School
Math: 36% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
410 N 5th St
Bardstown, KY 40004
(502) 331-8803
Grades: 6-8
| 597 students
Rank: #55.
Thomas Nelson High School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
150 Generals Blvd
Bardstown, KY 40004
(502) 349-4650
Grades: 9-12
| 678 students
Rank: #66.
Bardstown Alternative School
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1345 Templin Av
Bardstown, KY 40004
(502) 331-8829
Grades: 6-12
| 22 students
Rank: #77.
Bardstown Elementary School
Math: 46% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
420 N 5th St
Bardstown, KY 40004
(502) 331-8801
Grades: 3-5
| 616 students
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
Bloomfield Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
360 Arnold Lane
Bloomfield, KY 40008
(502) 349-7211
Grades: K-5
| 314 students
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
Old Kentucky Home Middle School
Math: 31% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
301 Wildcat Ln
Bardstown, KY 40004
(502) 349-7040
Grades: 6-8
| 350 students
Rank: #1010.
Nelson County High School
Math: 38% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1070 Bloomfield Rd
Bardstown, KY 40004
(502) 349-7010
Grades: 9-12
| 791 students
Rank: #1111.
The New Haven School
Math: 36% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
489 High St
New Haven, KY 40051
(502) 349-7232
Grades: K-8
| 304 students
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
Bardstown High School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
400 N 5th St
Bardstown, KY 40004
(502) 331-8802
Grades: 9-12
| 604 students
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
Foster Heights Elementary School
Math: 32% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
211 E Muir Ave
Bardstown, KY 40004
(502) 349-7030
Grades: K-5
| 639 students
Rank: #1414.
Horizons Academy
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
304 Wildcat Lane
Bardstown, KY 40004
(502) 349-7045
Grades: 8-12
| 56 students
980 Templin Ave
Bardstown, KY 40004
(502) 331-8804
Grades: PK
| 306 students
1000 Templin Ave
Bardstown, KY 40004
(502) 331-8810
Grades: K-2
| 599 students
Nelson County Area Technology Center
Vocational School
1060 Bloomfield Road
Bardstown, KY 40004
(502) 348-9096
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
1200 Cardinal Dr
Bardstown, KY 40004
(502) 350-3914
Grades: PK
| 264 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Nelson County, KY

Nelson County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
100 Broadway
Chaplin, KY 40012
(502) 349-7220
Grades: PK-5
| 133 students
219 E Muir Ave
Bardstown, KY 40004
(502) 349-7220
Grades: 4-5
| 231 students

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