Spencer County High School

520 Taylorsville Rd
Taylorsville, KY 40071
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 50%
Serving 962 students in grades 9-12, Spencer County High School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 43% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 38%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 46% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 45%).
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Kentucky state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 26% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 962 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • : 97% (Top 5% in KY)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 43% (Top 50%)
  • : 46% (Top 50%)
  • : 15% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Spencer County High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kentucky for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Spencer County High School's student population of 962 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 55 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
962 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
55 teachers
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School Rankings

Spencer County High School ranks within the top 50% of all 1,267 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Spencer County High School is 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (KY)
#506 out of 1267 schools
(Top 50%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Spencer County High School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
43%
38%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Spencer County High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
46%
45%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Spencer County 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 2021-22 school year data.
15%
22%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Spencer County High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
15:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
4%
8%
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Black
1%
11%
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White
91%
74%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Kentucky.
0.17
This chart displays the diversity score of Spencer County High School and the public school average diversity score of Kentucky by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
97%
90%
This chart displays graduation rate of Spencer County High School and public school graduation rate of Kentucky by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
54%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Spencer County High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
3%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Spencer County High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Spencer County High School's ranking?
Spencer County High School is ranked #506 out of 1,267 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Kentucky.
What schools are Spencer County High School often compared to?
Spencer County High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Hillview Academy, Mercer County Senior High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
43% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 38% KY state average), while 46% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 45% KY state average).
What is the graduation rate of Spencer County High School?
The graduation rate of Spencer County High School is 97%, which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 90%.
How many students attend Spencer County High School?
962 students attend Spencer County High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
91% of Spencer County High School students are White, 4% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Spencer County High School?
Spencer County High School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 15:1.
What grades does Spencer County High School offer ?
Spencer County High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Spencer County High School part of?
Spencer County High School is part of Spencer County School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 962 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • : 97% (Top 5%)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 43% (Top 50%)
  • : 46% (Top 50%)
  • : 15% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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