Pleasure Ridge Park High School

  • Pleasure Ridge Park High School serves 1,894 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the KY average of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 22%.
  • Pleasure Ridge Park High School operates within the Jefferson County School District.
  • Jefferson County School District's 75% graduation rate is lower than the KY state average of 82%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1894 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 95 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,894 students
Pleasure Ridge Park High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Pleasure Ridge Park High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers95 teachers
Pleasure Ridge Park High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradePleasure Ridge Park High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(KY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio20:117:1
Pleasure Ridge Park High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
1%
2%
Pleasure Ridge Park High School Asian Students (1995-2015)
Hispanic
4%
6%
Pleasure Ridge Park High School Black Students (1999-2015)
Black
29%
11%
Pleasure Ridge Park High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
65%
78%
Pleasure Ridge Park High School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Pleasure Ridge Park High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsPleasure Ridge Park High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownKY All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.500.38
Pleasure Ridge Park High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
50%
51%
Pleasure Ridge Park High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
8%
6%
Pleasure Ridge Park High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Jefferson County School District's student population of 100,449 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 75% has decreased from 93% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,209 is higher than the state average of $10,260. The district revenue/student has declined by 7% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,017 is higher than the state average of $10,180. The district spending/student has declined by 11% over four years.
School District NameJefferson County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
171
6
Number of Students Managed100,4492,307
Jefferson County School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate75%82%
Jefferson County School District Graduation Rate (2000-2015)
District Total Revenue$1,124 MM$24 MM
Jefferson County School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$1,105 MM$24 MM
Jefferson County School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$11,209$10,260
Jefferson County School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$11,017$10,180
Jefferson County School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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