Fern Creek High School



Fern Creek High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Fern Creek 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
9 448
10 451
11 343
12 343
UG 1

Fern Creek High School is a public high school of the Jefferson County School District located in Louisville, KY. It has 1,586 students in grades 9th through 12th. Fern Creek High School is the 23rd largest public high school in Kentucky and the 3,012th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.9 to 1.

Total Students: 1,586
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 88.8
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 3,012th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Kentucky: 23rd out of 411
Student/Teacher Rank in Kentucky: 290th out of 386
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kentucky: 20th out of 386

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Fern Creek High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 872
(55%)
16,512
(51%)
 Female 714
(45%)
16,082
(49%)

Fern Creek High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 734
(46%)
16,034
(49%)
 Black 579
(37%)
12,036
(37%)
 Hispanic 162
(10%)
2,555
(8%)
 Asian 67
(4%)
1,125
(3%)
 Two or More 39
(2%)
767
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
34
(0%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
43
(0%)

Fern Creek High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 951
(60%)
18,519
(57%)
 Not Eligible 635
(40%)
14,065
(43%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Fern Creek High School is ranked 8th out of 395 ranked schools in Kentucky, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Fern Creek High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (60.0%) is slightly 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.

Fern Creek High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1430
2006 1400
2007 1462
2008 1429
2009 1427
2010 1441
2011 1424
2012 1443
2013 1470
2014 1545
2015 1586

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.9
2006 17.9
2007 18.5
2008 18.4
2009 22
2010 17
2011 17.5
2012 16.7
2013 18.5
2014 18.6
2015 17.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.49230769230769
2006 0.44
2007 0.45964432284542
2008 0.49685094471659
2009 0.52768044849334
2010 0.54753643303262
2011 0.52668539325843
2012 0.53222453222453
2013 0.58095238095238
2014 0.60194174757282
2015 0.59962168978562

Compare Fern Creek High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,556.9% 15.6:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,790.0% 17.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 54.2%
 
This School 60.0%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,586 17.9:1  
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