West Jessamine Middle School

  • West Jessamine Middle School serves 942 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 47% (which is equal to the Kentucky state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • West Jessamine Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 23% (majority Black).

Top Placements

West Jessamine Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Kentucky for:

School Overview

  • West Jessamine Middle School's student population of 942 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 54 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students942 students
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Total Classroom Teachers54 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Jessamine Middle School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,246 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of West Jessamine Middle School is 0.31, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KY)
Overall Testing Rank#344 out of 1246 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
6%
7%
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Black
5%
10%
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White
83%
77%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score0.310.40
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Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJessamine County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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