Thomas Nelson High School



Thomas Nelson High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Thomas Nelson 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
9 155
10 183
11 186
12 196

Thomas Nelson High School is a public high school of the Nelson County School District located in Bardstown, KY. It has 720 students in grades 9th through 12th. Thomas Nelson High School is the 128th largest public high school in Kentucky and the 8,093rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 22.7 to 1.

Total Students: 720
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 22.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 31.66
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 8,093rd out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Kentucky: 128th out of 411
Student/Teacher Rank in Kentucky: 375th out of 386
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kentucky: 172nd out of 386

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Thomas Nelson High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 378
(53%)
801
(49%)
 Male 342
(48%)
821
(51%)

Thomas Nelson High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 696
(97%)
1,518
(94%)
 Hispanic 12
(2%)
43
(3%)
 Black 5
(1%)
31
(2%)
 Two or More 5
(1%)
24
(1%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Thomas Nelson High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 387
(54%)
837
(52%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 268
(37%)
663
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 65
(9%)
122
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Thomas Nelson High School is ranked 155th out of 395 ranked schools in Kentucky, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Thomas Nelson High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (46.3%) 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.

Thomas Nelson High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2012 546
2013 734
2014 724
2015 720

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2012 20.8
2013 22.5
2014 22
2015 22.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2012 0.43223443223443
2013 0.24931880108992
2014 0.40883977900552
2015 0.4625

Compare Thomas Nelson High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,556.9% 15.6:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
2,270.0% 22.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 46.3%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 54.2%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Thomas Nelson High School
Bardstown, KY
Public 09 - 12 720 22.7:1  
Nelson County Baptist School
Bardstown, KY
Private KG - 12 77 19:1 1 miles
Horizons Academy
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