West Jessamine High School



West Jessamine High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Jessamine 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
9 327
10 262
11 276
12 243
UG 4

West Jessamine High School is a public high school of the Jessamine County School District located in Nicholasville, KY. It has 1,112 students in grades 9th through 12th. West Jessamine High School is the 58th largest public high school in Kentucky and the 5,182nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 20.8 to 1.

Total Students: 1,112
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 53.4

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West Jessamine High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 575
(52%)
1,214
(52%)
 Female 537
(48%)
1,107
(48%)

West Jessamine High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,016
(91%)
2,113
(91%)
 Black 40
(4%)
108
(5%)
 Hispanic 26
(2%)
52
(2%)
 Asian 15
(1%)
22
(1%)
 Two or More 14
(1%)
21
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

West Jessamine High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 698
(63%)
1,329
(57%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 344
(31%)
842
(36%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 70
(6%)
150
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

West Jessamine High School is ranked 105th out of 0 ranked schools in Kentucky, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Jessamine High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (37.2%) is lower than the state average of 50.2%. 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.

West Jessamine High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 982
2006 1015
2007 974
2008 1005
2009 1013
2010 1020
2011 1063
2012 1112

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.7
2006 16.6
2007 15.6
2008 18.1
2009 23.9
2010 18.3
2011 20.6
2012 20.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.32179226069246
2006 0.31724137931034
2007 0.36344969199179
2008 0.37412935323383
2009 0.37216189536032
2010 0.36862745098039
2011 0.36782690498589
2012 0.37230215827338

Compare West Jessamine High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,505.6% 15.1:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
2,080.0% 20.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 37.2%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 50.2%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
West Jessamine High School
Nicholasville, KY
Public 09 - 12 1,112 20.8:1  
East Jessamine High School
Nicholasville, KY
Public 09 - 12 1,066 19:1 4 miles
The Providence School
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Clays Mill Road Christian Academy
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Blue Grass Baptist School
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Private PK - 12 172 10:1 10 miles
Lexington Catholic High School
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Private 09 - 12 807 15:1 10 miles
Paul Laurence Dunbar High School
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Public 09 - 12 2,160 18.6:1 10 miles
Trinity Christian Academy
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Private PK - 12 354 8:1 10 miles
Community Montessori School
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Private UG - UG 192 24:1 11 miles
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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

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