Spencer County High School



Spencer County High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Spencer County 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
9 244
10 232
11 217
12 194
UG 3

Spencer County High School is a public high school of the Spencer County School District located in Taylorsville, KY. It has 890 students in grades 9th through 12th. Spencer County High School is the 97th largest public high school in Kentucky and the 6,691st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 20.0 to 1.

Total Students: 890
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20:1
Full Time Teachers: 44.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 6,691st out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Kentucky: 97th out of 411
Student/Teacher Rank in Kentucky: 357th out of 386
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kentucky: 122nd out of 386

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Spencer County High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 452
(51%)
487
(52%)
 Female 438
(49%)
450
(48%)

Spencer County High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 809
(91%)
854
(91%)
 Two or More 31
(3%)
32
(3%)
 Hispanic 28
(3%)
29
(3%)
 Black 12
(1%)
12
(1%)
 Asian 6
(1%)
6
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
2
(0%)

Spencer County High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 545
(61%)
555
(59%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 312
(35%)
349
(37%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 33
(4%)
33
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Spencer County High School is ranked 151st out of 395 ranked schools in Kentucky, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Spencer County High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (38.8%) 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.

Spencer County High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 679
2006 746
2007 789
2008 812
2009 868
2010 799
2011 798
2012 829
2013 791
2014 853
2015 890

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.4
2006 19.6
2007 21.9
2008 21.9
2009 22.9
2010 19.1
2011 19.8
2012 19.2
2013 18
2014 19.2
2015 20

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.2960235640648
2006 0.27613941018767
2007 0.30038022813688
2008 0.39162561576355
2009 0.38479262672811
2010 0.33917396745932
2011 0.35087719298246
2012 0.33051869722557
2013 0.35524652338812
2014 0.39624853458382
2015 0.3876404494382

Compare Spencer County High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,556.9% 15.6:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
2,000.0% 20.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 38.8%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 54.2%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Spencer County High School
Taylorsville, KY
Public 09 - 12 890 20:1  
Bullitt East High School
Mount Washington, KY
Public 09 - 12 1,466 19.5:1 11 miles
Valor Traditional Academy
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Private KG - 12 114 8:1 14 miles
Martha Layne Collins High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,030 14.9:1 14 miles
Shelby County High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,032 13.5:1 15 miles
Nelson County High School
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Public 09 - 12 839 18:1 15 miles
Christian Academy of Louisville English Campus
Louisville, KY
Private PK - 12 1,758 11:1 16 miles
Nelson County Baptist School
Bardstown, KY
Private KG - 12 77 19:1 16 miles
Thomas Nelson High School
Bardstown, KY
Public 09 - 12 720 22.7:1 16 miles
Fern Creek High School
Louisville, KY
Public 09 - 12 1,586 17.9:1 16 miles
Whitefield Academy
Louisville, KY
Private PK - 12 809 12:1 17 miles
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