Simon Kenton High School

  • Simon Kenton High School serves 1,772 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 48% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 62% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 23%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Simon Kenton High School's student population of 1,772 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 88 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,772 students
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Total Classroom Teachers88 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Simon Kenton High School's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Simon Kenton High School is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KY)
Overall School Rank#507 out of 1,251 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
56%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Simon Kenton High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Kentucky by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio20:116:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
2%
6%
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Black
n/a
11%
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White
95%
77%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Simon Kenton High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KY.
Diversity Score0.100.39
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Graduation Rate
92%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
54%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Simon Kenton High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKenton County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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