Simon Kenton High School



Simon Kenton High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Simon Kenton 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
9 460
10 457
11 431
12 409
UG 4

Simon Kenton High School is a public high school of the Kenton County School District located in Independence, KY. It has 1,761 students in grades 9th through 12th. Simon Kenton High School is the 17th largest public high school in Kentucky and the 2,345th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 20.7 to 1.

Total Students: 1,761
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 85
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 2,345th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Kentucky: 17th out of 411
Student/Teacher Rank in Kentucky: 369th out of 386
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kentucky: 23rd out of 386

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Simon Kenton High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 914
(52%)
2,170
(53%)
 Female 847
(48%)
1,961
(47%)

Simon Kenton High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,658
(94%)
3,723
(90%)
 Two or More 45
(3%)
130
(3%)
 Hispanic 31
(2%)
123
(3%)
 Black 14
(1%)
91
(2%)
 Asian 9
(1%)
53
(1%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
6
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
5
(0%)

Simon Kenton High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,190
(68%)
2,686
(65%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 484
(27%)
1,263
(31%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 87
(5%)
182
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Simon Kenton High School is ranked 70th out of 395 ranked schools in Kentucky, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Simon Kenton High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (32.4%) is significantly 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.

Simon Kenton High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1440
2006 1474
2007 1493
2008 1541
2009 1533
2010 1589
2011 1639
2012 1672
2013 1705
2014 1722
2015 1761

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.9
2006 18.9
2007 19
2008 19.4
2009 23.1
2010 19.7
2011 19
2012 19.8
2013 19.7
2014 19.1
2015 20.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.22013888888889
2006 0.22388059701493
2007 0.25318151373074
2008 0.25957170668397
2009 0.30463144161774
2010 0.3020767778477
2011 0.26784624771202
2012 0.26196172248804
2013 0.30791788856305
2014 0.3054587688734
2015 0.32424758659852

Compare Simon Kenton High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,556.9% 15.6:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
2,070.0% 20.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 32.4%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 54.2%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,761 20.7:1  
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