West Jessamine Middle School

1400 Wilmore Rd
Nicholasville, KY 40356
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 20%
Serving 912 students in grades 6-8, West Jessamine Middle School ranks in the top 20% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 38%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 53% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 45%).
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Kentucky state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 26% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 912 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 19%
  • : Top 20% in KY
  • : 50% (Top 20%)
  • : 53% (Top 30%)
  • : 36% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

West Jessamine Middle School's student population of 912 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 57 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
912 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
57 teachers
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School Rankings

West Jessamine Middle School ranks within the top 20% of all 1,267 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of West Jessamine Middle School is 0.33, 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)
#224 out of 1267 schools
(Top 20%)
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50%
38%
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53%
45%
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36%
22%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
15:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
9%
8%
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Black
5%
11%
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White
81%
74%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.33
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Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
54%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
3%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is West Jessamine Middle School's ranking?
West Jessamine Middle School is ranked #224 out of 1,267 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Kentucky.
What schools are West Jessamine Middle School often compared to?
West Jessamine Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like East Jessamine Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
50% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 38% KY state average), while 53% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 45% KY state average).
How many students attend West Jessamine Middle School?
912 students attend West Jessamine Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
81% of West Jessamine Middle School students are White, 9% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Black, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of West Jessamine Middle School?
West Jessamine Middle School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 15:1.
What grades does West Jessamine Middle School offer ?
West Jessamine Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is West Jessamine Middle School part of?
West Jessamine Middle School is part of Jessamine County School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 912 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 19%
  • : Top 20%
  • : 50% (Top 20%)
  • : 53% (Top 30%)
  • : 36% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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