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  • Foster Heights Elementary School
  • 211 E Muir Ave, Bardstown
  • Nelson County
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 697
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
  • Thomas Nelson High School
  • 150 Generals Blvd, Bardstown
  • Nelson County
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 724
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 22:1
  • Nelson County High School
  • 1070 Bloomfield Rd, Bardstown
  • Nelson County
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 843
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
  • Bardstown Elementary School
  • 420 N 5th Street, Bardstown
  • Bardstown Independent
  • Grades: 3 - 5 · Students: 641
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
  • Old Kentucky Home Middle School
  • 301 Wildcat Ln, Bardstown
  • Nelson County
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 381
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
  • Bardstown Middle School
  • 410 N 5th St, Bardstown
  • Bardstown Independent
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 545
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
  • Bardstown High School
  • 400 N 5th St, Bardstown
  • Bardstown Independent
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 649
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
  • Horizons Academy
  • 304 Wildcat Ln, Bardstown
  • Nelson County
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 54
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
  • Bardstown Primary School
  • 1000 Templin Ave, Bardstown
  • Bardstown Independent
  • Grades: KG - 2 · Students: 682
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
  • Bardstown Early Childhood Center
  • 980 Templin Avenue, Bardstown
  • Bardstown Independent
  • Grades: PK - PK · Students: 289
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 37:1
  • Nelson County Early Learning Center
  • 1200 Cardinal Dr, Bardstown
  • Nelson County
  • Grades: PK - PK · Students: 185
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 28:1

Bardstown school information

Average Test Scores44%47%49%
Student/Teacher ratio18:116:116:1
Total public schools101,15779,221
Total private schools229824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1307,963
The Bardstown, KY educational system consists of 10 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Bardstown public schools have average test scores of 44% which is 7% lower than than the Kentucky average and 10% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Bardstown public schools is 18:1, compared to 16:1 in Kentucky and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 84.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 82.8% have completed high school, 17.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Bardstown

Completed 8th grade84.3%81.0%84.3%
Completed high school82.8%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college50.2%51.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree28.5%30.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors17.4%22.7%30.3%
Completed masters8.4%9.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.5%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.0%0.9%1.3%

There are a total of 10 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Bardstown. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Bardstown, KY schools is 44%. The average student to teacher ratio is 18:1. In Bardstown, KY, an average of 84.3% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 82.8% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Bardstown schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Bardstown, KY schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Loretto, KY69363%27%
Boston, KY33355%11%
Bloomfield, KY95952%6%
Taylorsville, KY1,33747%4%
Lebanon Junction, KY1,85147%5%
Bardstown, KY13,02644%10%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Muscoy, CA13,02522%56%
Colonial Park, PA13,02545%8%
Claremont, NH13,02235%30%
Lake Tapps, WA13,03069%40%
West Monroe, LA13,03175%52%
Bardstown, KY13,02644%10%
Source: The Bardstown, KY education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.
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