Nelson County High School



Nelson County High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Nelson County High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 225
10 199
11 214
12 326
UG 3

Nelson County High School is a public high school of the Nelson County School District located in Bardstown, KY. It has 967 students in grades 9th through 12th. Nelson County High School is the 81st largest public high school in Kentucky and the 6,053rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 19.3 to 1.

Total Students: 967
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 50.08

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Nelson County High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 491
(51%)
780
(50%)
 Male 476
(49%)
791
(50%)

Nelson County High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 914
(95%)
1,497
(95%)
 Hispanic 21
(2%)
29
(2%)
 Black 17
(2%)
26
(2%)
 Two or More 11
(1%)
13
(1%)
 Asian 3
(0%)
4
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Nelson County High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 556
(57%)
888
(57%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 326
(34%)
544
(35%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 85
(9%)
139
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Nelson County High School is ranked 107th out of 0 ranked schools in Kentucky, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Nelson County High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (42.5%) is slightly lower than the state average of 50.2%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Nelson County High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1591
2006 1663
2007 1690
2008 1569
2009 1485
2010 1458
2011 1431
2012 967

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.4
2006 19.8
2007 20.4
2008 20.1
2009 26.5
2010 20.6
2011 20.4
2012 19.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.27969830295412
2006 0.2916416115454
2007 0.35325443786982
2008 0.32759719566603
2009 0.37441077441077
2010 0.37448559670782
2011 0.41649196366177
2012 0.42502585315408

Compare Nelson County High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,505.6% 15.1:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,930.0% 19.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 42.5%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 50.2%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Nelson County High School
Bardstown, KY
Public 09 - 12 967 19.3:1  
Horizons Academy
Bardstown, KY
Public 08 - 12 58 9.2:1 2 miles
Bardstown High School
Bardstown, KY
Public 09 - 12 623 16:1 3 miles
Bethlehem High School
Bardstown, KY
Private 09 - 12 316 14:1 3 miles
Thomas Nelson High School
Bardstown, KY
Public 09 - 12 546 20.8:1 5 miles
Washington County High School
Springfield, KY
Public 09 - 12 571 15.4:1 15 miles
Spencer County High School
Taylorsville, KY
Public 09 - 12 829 19.2:1 16 miles
Bullitt East High School
Mount Washington, KY
Public 09 - 12 1,382 20.3:1 17 miles
Bullitt Central High School
Shepherdsville, KY
Public 09 - 12 1,289 19:1 20 miles
Valor Traditional Academy
Louisville, KY
Private KG - 12 121 8:1 21 miles
Marion County High School
Lebanon, KY
Public 09 - 12 934 17.8:1 21 miles
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