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
9 196
10 223
11 206
12 210
UG 4

Nelson County High School is a public high school of the Nelson County School District located in Bardstown, KY. It has 839 students in grades 9th through 12th. Nelson County High School is the 107th largest public high school in Kentucky and the 7,073rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 18.0 to 1.

Total Students: 839
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18:1
Full Time Teachers: 46.51
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 7,073rd out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Kentucky: 107th out of 411
Student/Teacher Rank in Kentucky: 296th out of 386
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kentucky: 115th out of 386

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Nelson County High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 437
(52%)
821
(51%)
 Female 402
(48%)
801
(49%)

Nelson County High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 767
(91%)
1,518
(94%)
 Hispanic 30
(4%)
43
(3%)
 Black 23
(3%)
31
(2%)
 Two or More 15
(2%)
24
(1%)
 Asian 3
(0%)
4
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Nelson County High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 434
(52%)
837
(52%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 352
(42%)
663
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 53
(6%)
122
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Nelson County High School is ranked 125th out of 395 ranked schools in Kentucky, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Nelson County High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (48.3%) is slightly lower than the state average of 54.2%. 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
2013 858
2014 843
2015 839

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
2013 19.8
2014 17.3
2015 18

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
2013 0.26456876456876
2014 0.41518386714116
2015 0.48271752085816

Compare Nelson County High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,556.9% 15.6:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,800.0% 18.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 48.3%
 
State Average 54.2%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Nelson County High School
Bardstown, KY
Public 09 - 12 839 18:1  
Horizons Academy
Bardstown, KY
Public 09 - 12 63 14.7:1 2 miles
Bardstown High School
Bardstown, KY
Public 09 - 12 642 16.3:1 3 miles
Thomas Nelson High School
Bardstown, KY
Public 09 - 12 720 22.7:1 5 miles
Nelson County Baptist School
Bardstown, KY
Private KG - 12 77 19:1 6 miles
Spencer County High School
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Public 09 - 12 890 20:1 15 miles
Washington County High School
Springfield, KY
Public 09 - 12 527 17.4:1 15 miles
Bullitt East High School
Mount Washington, KY
Public 09 - 12 1,466 19.5:1 17 miles
Bullitt Central High School
Shepherdsville, KY
Public 09 - 12 1,261 16.8:1 19 miles
Riverview Opportunity Center
Shepherdsville, KY
Public 09 - 12 181 25.9:1 20 miles
Little Flock Christian Academy
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Private KG - 11 185 15:1 21 miles
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