Shelby County High School

Tel: (502)633-2344
  • Shelby County High School serves 1,026 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the KY average of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is equal to the state average of 22%.
  • Shelby County High School operates within the Shelby County School District.
  • Shelby County School District's 84% graduation rate is higher than the KY state average of 82%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1026 students has declined by 14% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 79 teachers has grown by 14% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,026 students
Shelby County High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Shelby County High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 79 teachers
Shelby County High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Shelby County High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.37 is more than the state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (KY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 17:1
Shelby County High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
n/a
2%
Shelby County High School Asian Students (1995-2014)
Hispanic
12%
6%
Shelby County High School Black Students (1999-2015)
Black
8%
11%
Shelby County High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
78%
78%
Shelby County High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Shelby County High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Shelby County High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Shelby County High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown KY 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.
0.37 0.24
Shelby County 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.
31%
51%
Shelby County High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1998-2015)
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.
7%
6%
Shelby County High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Shelby County School District's student population of 7,076 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 84% has decreased from 97% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,535 in this district is less than the state average of $10,658. The district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,764 is higher than the state average of $10,531. The district spending/student has grown by 9% over four years.
School District Name Shelby County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
16
6
Number of Students Managed 7,076 2,307
Shelby County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 84% 82%
Shelby County School District Graduation Rate (1999-2010)
District Total Revenue $75 MM $25 MM
Shelby County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $84 MM $24 MM
Shelby County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,535 $10,658
Shelby County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $11,764 $10,531
Shelby County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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