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
9 366
10 324
11 262
12 281
UG 3

West Jessamine High School is a public high school of the Jessamine County School District located in Nicholasville, KY. It has 1,236 students in grades 9th through 12th. West Jessamine High School is the 49th largest public high school in Kentucky and the 4,589th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 20.5 to 1.

Total Students: 1,236
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 60.22
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 4,589th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Kentucky: 49th out of 411
Student/Teacher Rank in Kentucky: 366th out of 386
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kentucky: 71st out of 386

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West Jessamine High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 628
(51%)
1,254
(52%)
 Female 608
(49%)
1,148
(48%)

West Jessamine High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,076
(87%)
2,101
(87%)
 Black 56
(5%)
132
(5%)
 Hispanic 44
(4%)
82
(3%)
 Two or More 30
(2%)
51
(2%)
 Asian 25
(2%)
29
(1%)
 American Indian 4
(0%)
5
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
2
(0%)

West Jessamine High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 711
(58%)
1,264
(53%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 459
(37%)
1,020
(42%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 66
(5%)
118
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

West Jessamine High School is ranked 78th out of 395 ranked schools in Kentucky, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Jessamine High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (42.5%) is 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.

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
2013 1129
2014 1167
2015 1236

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
2013 21.1
2014 22
2015 20.5

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
2013 0.40389725420726
2014 0.39331619537275
2015 0.4247572815534

Compare West Jessamine High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,556.9% 15.6:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
2,050.0% 20.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 42.5%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 54.2%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
West Jessamine High School
Nicholasville, KY
Public 09 - 12 1,236 20.5:1  
East Jessamine High School
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