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
9 214
10 204
11 181
12 228
UG 2

Spencer County High School is a public high school of the Spencer County School District located in Taylorsville, KY. It has 829 students in grades 9th through 12th. Spencer County High School is the 105th largest public high school in Kentucky and the 7,053rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 19.2 to 1.

Total Students: 829
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 43.17

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Spencer County High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 434
(52%)
460
(53%)
 Female 395
(48%)
403
(47%)

Spencer County High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 756
(91%)
789
(91%)
 Black 24
(3%)
25
(3%)
 Two or More 24
(3%)
24
(3%)
 Hispanic 19
(2%)
19
(2%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Asian 3
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Spencer County High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 555
(67%)
572
(66%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 236
(28%)
253
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 38
(5%)
38
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Spencer County High School is ranked 165th out of 0 ranked schools in Kentucky, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Spencer County High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (33.1%) 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.

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

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

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

Compare Spencer County High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,505.6% 15.1:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,920.0% 19.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 33.1%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 50.2%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Spencer County High School
Taylorsville, KY
Public 09 - 12 829 19.2:1  
Bullitt East High School
Mount Washington, KY
Public 09 - 12 1,382 20.3:1 11 miles
Martha Layne Collins High School
Shelbyville, KY
Public 08 - 12 1,194 17.3:1 13 miles
Valor Traditional Academy
Louisville, KY
Private KG - 12 121 8:1 14 miles
Shelby County High School
Shelbyville, KY
Public 08 - 12 1,205 15.9:1 15 miles
Nelson County High School
Bardstown, KY
Public 09 - 12 967 19.3:1 16 miles
Cornerstone Christian Academy
Shelbyville, KY
Private PK - 12 195 8:1 16 miles
Christian Academy of Louisville School System
Louisville, KY
Private PK - 12 1,714 14:1 17 miles
Horizons Academy
Bardstown, KY
Public 08 - 12 58 9.2:1 17 miles
Whitefield Academy
Louisville, KY
Private PK - 12 734 9:1 17 miles
Thomas Nelson High School
Bardstown, KY
Public 09 - 12 546 20.8:1 17 miles
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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. The data displayed is compiled from the most recent sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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