Seneca High School

3510 Goldsmith Lane
Louisville, KY 40220
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Seneca High School serves 1,285 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 14% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 23% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Seneca High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 23% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

Seneca High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Kentucky for:

School Overview

Seneca High School's student population of 1,285 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 95 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,285 students
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Total Classroom Teachers95 teachers
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School Comparison

Seneca High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,246 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Seneca High School is 0.69, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KY)
Overall Testing Rank
#1213 out of 1246 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
14%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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American Indian
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Asian
4%
2%
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Hispanic
18%
7%
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Black
40%
10%
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White
35%
77%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.690.40
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Graduation Rate
84%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJefferson County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Seneca High School is Binet School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Goldsmith Elementary School (0.0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Louisville Goldsmith Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: K-5 | 577 students
    0.0 miles
    3520 Goldsmith Lane
    Louisville, KY 40220
    (502) 485-8258
    0.0 K-5 577
  • Louisville Binet School Special Education School
    Grades: K-12 | 62 students
    0.2 miles
    3410 Bon Air Ave
    Louisville, KY 40220
    (502) 485-8209
    0.2 K-12 62
  • Louisville Boys & Girls Haven Alternative School
    Grades: 6-12 | 23 students
    0.7 miles
    2301 Goldsmith Ln
    Louisville, KY 40218
    (502) 458-1171
    0.7 6-12 23
  • Louisville Klondike Lane Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 441 students
    0.9 miles
    3807 Klondike Ln
    Louisville, KY 40218
    (502) 485-8286
    0.9 PK-5 441
  • Louisville Brooklawn Alternative School
    Grades: 6-12 | 118 students
    1.0 miles
    3121 Brooklawn Campus Drive
    Louisville, KY 40218
    (502) 515-0460
    1.0 6-12 118

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