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61%
  • Rosenwald Dunbar Elementary School
  • 1500 Wilmore Rd, Nicholasville
  • Jessamine County
  • Grades: 1 - 5 · Students: 607
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
56%
  • Brookside Elementary School
  • 199 Brookside Dr, Nicholasville
  • Jessamine County
  • Grades: 1 - 5 · Students: 457
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
51%
  • Nicholasville Elementary School
  • 414 W Maple St, Nicholasville
  • Jessamine County
  • Grades: 1 - 5 · Students: 526
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
50%
  • West Jessamine High School
  • 2101 Wilmore Rd, Nicholasville
  • Jessamine County
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,167
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 22:1
50%
  • West Jessamine Middle School
  • 1400 Wilmore Rd, Nicholasville
  • Jessamine County
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 947
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
49%
  • Red Oak Elementary School
  • 921 Union Mill Rd, Nicholasville
  • Jessamine County
  • Grades: 1 - 5 · Students: 531
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
48%
  • Hattie C Warner Elementary School
  • 821 Wilmore Rd, Nicholasville
  • Jessamine County
  • Grades: 1 - 5 · Students: 488
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
43%
  • East Jessamine High School
  • 815 Sulphur Well Rd, Nicholasville
  • Jessamine County
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,033
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
39%
  • East Jessamine Middle School
  • 901 Union Mill Rd, Nicholasville
  • Jessamine County
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 782
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
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  • Jessamine Early Learning Village
  • 851 Wilmore Rd, Nicholasville
  • Jessamine County
  • Grades: PK - KG · Students: 896
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
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Nicholasville school information

IndexNicholasvilleKentuckyNational
Average Test Scores49%47%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:116:116:1
Total public schools91,15779,221
Total private schools129824,874
Total post-secondary schools11307,963
The Nicholasville, KY educational system consists of 9 public schools, 1 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Nicholasville public schools have average test scores of 49% which is 5% higher than than the Kentucky average and equal to than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Nicholasville public schools is 14:1, compared to 16:1 in Kentucky and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 75.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 72.7% have completed high school, 21.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Nicholasville

IndexNicholasvilleKentuckyNational
Completed 8th grade75.6%81.0%84.3%
Completed high school72.7%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college49.2%51.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree28.8%30.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors21.4%22.7%30.3%
Completed masters7.4%9.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.9%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%0.9%1.3%

Nicholasville, KY School Districts

Jessamine County School District

There are a total of 9 public schools, 1 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Nicholasville. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Nicholasville, KY schools is 49%. The average student to teacher ratio is 14:1. In Nicholasville, KY, an average of 75.6% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 72.7% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Nicholasville 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 Nicholasville, KY schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Versailles, KY9,09158%17%
Burgin, KY1,26654%10%
Lexington-Fayette, KY311,52949%0%
Wilmore, KY6,18135%29%
Nicholasville, KY29,24949%0%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Fleming Island, FL29,24771%44%
Lake Magdalene, FL29,23335%28%
Oak Ridge, TN29,28557%17%
Williamsport, PA29,18052%6%
Herriman, UT29,17649%0%
Nicholasville, KY29,24949%0%
Source: The Nicholasville, 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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