West Jessamine Middle School

  • West Jessamine Middle School serves 947 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the KY average of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 22%.
  • West Jessamine Middle School operates within the Jessamine County School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 947 students has grown by 15% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 53 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students947 students
West Jessamine Middle School Total Students (1997-2015)
Gender %West Jessamine Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers53 teachers
West Jessamine Middle School Total Teachers (1997-2015)
Students by GradeWest Jessamine Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(KY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio18:117:1
West Jessamine Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1997-2015)
Asian
2%
2%
West Jessamine Middle School Asian Students (1997-2015)
Hispanic
6%
6%
West Jessamine Middle School Black Students (2003-2015)
Black
4%
11%
West Jessamine Middle School Black Students (1997-2015)
White
85%
78%
West Jessamine Middle School White Students (1997-2015)
Two or more races
3%
3%
West Jessamine Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsWest Jessamine Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownKY 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.
0.270.38
West Jessamine Middle School Diversity Score (1997-2015)
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.
42%
51%
West Jessamine Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2015)
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.
6%
6%
West Jessamine Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Jessamine County School District's student population of 8,151 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,691 in this district is less than the state average of $10,260. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,576 is higher than the state average of $10,180. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameJessamine County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
13
6
Number of Students Managed8,1512,307
Jessamine County School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$77 MM$24 MM
Jessamine County School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$84 MM$24 MM
Jessamine County School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$9,691$10,260
Jessamine County School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$10,576$10,180
Jessamine County School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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