Waggener High School

  • Waggener High School serves 872 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Kentucky state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 23%.

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School Overview

  • Waggener High School's student population of 872 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 54 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students872 students
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Total Classroom Teachers54 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Waggener High School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Waggener High School is 0.63, which is more 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#963 out of 1,251 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
11%
6%
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Black
50%
11%
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White
34%
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 Waggener High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KY.
Diversity Score0.630.39
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Graduation Rate75-79%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
54%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJefferson County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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