Simon Kenton High School

  • Simon Kenton High School serves 1,722 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the KY average of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 22%.
  • Simon Kenton High School operates within the Kenton County School District.
  • Kenton County School District's 84% graduation rate is higher than the KY state average of 82%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1722 students has grown by 5% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 90 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,722 students
Simon Kenton High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Simon Kenton High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 90 teachers
Simon Kenton High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Simon Kenton High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.12 is less 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 19:1 17:1
Simon Kenton High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
n/a
2%
Simon Kenton High School Asian Students (1995-1998)
Hispanic
1%
6%
Simon Kenton High School Black Students (1999-2015)
Black
2%
11%
Simon Kenton High School Black Students (1995-2015)
White
94%
78%
Simon Kenton High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Simon Kenton High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Simon Kenton High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
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.
0.12 0.24
Simon Kenton 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.
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Simon Kenton High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1998-2014)
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.
n/a n/a
Simon Kenton High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

  • Kenton County School District's student population of 14,488 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 84% has increased from 83% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,375 in this district is less than the state average of $10,682. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,071 is less than the state average of $11,139. The district spending/student has declined by 11% over four years.
School District Name Kenton County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
25
6
Number of Students Managed 14,488 2,307
Kenton County School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate 84% 82%
Kenton County School District Graduation Rate (1999-2015)
District Total Revenue $138 MM $25 MM
Kenton County School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $133 MM $26 MM
Kenton County School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $9,375 $10,682
Kenton County School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $9,071 $11,139
Kenton County School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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