Jenkins Independent School



Jenkins Independent School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Jenkins Independent School Students by Grade
PK 20
K 32
1 41
2 23
3 37
4 33
5 32
6 33
7 29
8 35
9 43
10 25
11 46
12 40

Jenkins Independent School is a public high school of the Jenkins Independent School District located in Jenkins, KY. It has 469 students in grades Pre-Kindergarten through 12th. Jenkins Independent School is the 187th largest public high school in Kentucky and the 11,278th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.4 to 1.

Total Students: 469
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 35
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 11,278th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Kentucky: 187th out of 411
Student/Teacher Rank in Kentucky: 136th out of 386
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kentucky: 156th out of 386

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Jenkins Independent School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 257
(55%)
257
(55%)
 Female 212
(45%)
212
(45%)

Jenkins Independent School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 459
(98%)
459
(98%)
 Hispanic 5
(1%)
5
(1%)
 Black 3
(1%)
3
(1%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Jenkins Independent School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 366
(78%)
366
(78%)
 Not Eligible 86
(18%)
86
(18%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 17
(4%)
17
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Jenkins Independent School is ranked 131st out of 395 ranked schools in Kentucky, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Jenkins Independent School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (81.7%) is significantly higher than the state average of 54.2%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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.

Jenkins Independent School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 307
2006 303
2007 263
2008 549
2009 592
2010 587
2011 587
2012 577
2013 576
2014 528
2015 469

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.3
2006 13.8
2007 10.7
2008 13.1
2009 17.4
2010 13.8
2011 15.4
2012 16.5
2013 16.9
2014 15.1
2015 13.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.68729641693811
2006 0.67326732673267
2007 0.66539923954373
2008 0.73406193078324
2009 0.71114864864865
2010 0.76831345826235
2011 0.60477001703578
2012 0.7053726169844
2013 0.734375
2014 0.74431818181818
2015 0.81663113006397

Compare Jenkins Independent School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,340.0% 13.4:1
 
1,556.9% 15.6:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 54.2%
 
This School 81.7%
 

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Jenkins Independent School
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Public PK - 12 469 13.4:1  
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