West Jessamine High School in Nicholasville, KY - Niche

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    9-12
  • Students
    1,112
  • Type
    Public
  • Reviews
    46 3.5
  • Ranking

West Jessamine High School is a public school in Nicholasville, Kentucky. It has 1,112 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 64% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 46 reviews written and they have been mixed.

2101 Wilmore Rd
Nicholasville, KY 40356
(859) 887-2421

Ratings and Reviews
3.5 from 46 reviews
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    • High School Senior
    • 2
    Overall Experience: There were ups, but the downs pull more weight.
    • High School Senior
    • 1
    Food: Avoid the cafeteria at all costs.
    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Sports & Fitness: Areas receive better funding that others need.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Extracurriculars: Funding isn't distributed equally among groups.
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Teachers: The teachers are wonderful, they go beyond what is required of them to teach. They stay after school if there's a student who needs help with a particular lesson. They are simply the best.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

Nearby Schools

Niche Grade Name Type
2.66 Rosenwald Dunbar Elementary School Public
3.33 West Jessamine Middle School Public
2.66 Jessamine Early Learning Village Public
2.66 Hattie C. Warner Elementary School Public
2.66 Brookside Elementary School Public
3.33 Wilmore Elementary School Public
2.66 Nicholasville Elementary School Public
2.66 East Jessamine High School Public
2.66 East Jessamine Middle School Public
Sharon School for Ad-Hd & Ld Private, Special Education
The Providence School Public, Alternative
Lexington Universal Academy Private, Religious
Wellington Elementary School Public
4.00 Stonewall Elementary School Public
4.00 Jessie M. Clark Middle School Public
3.00 Lexington Christian Academy Private, Religious
4.00 Paul Laurence Dunbar High School Public, Magnet
4.00 Veterans Park Elementary School Public, Magnet
3.33 Southern Elementary School Public
4.00 Southern Middle School Public
Clays Mill Road Christian Academy Private, Religious
Montessori Middle School of Kentucky Private, Montessori
3.66 Lansdowne Elementary School Public
4.00 Rosa Parks Elementary School Public
Summit Christian Academy Private, Religious
Mary Queen of the Holy Rosary School Private, Religious
Versailles Montessori School Private, Montessori
4.00 Clays Mill Elementary School Public
2.66 Lexington Catholic High School Private, Religious
2.66 Trinity Christian Academy Private, Religious
2.66 Blue Grass Baptist School Private, Religious
3.00 Millcreek Elementary School Public
3.66 Tates Creek Elementary School Public

Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
2.66 East Jessamine High School 4 mi. 1,066
3.33 Woodford County High School 14 mi. 1,209
3.00 Mercer County Senior High School 15 mi. 672
3.00 Danville High School 18 mi. 527
2.00 Garrard County High School 20 mi. 689

Around West Jessamine High School

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity

Gender

Gender
Female 48%
Male 51%

Student Diversity

West Jessamine High School United States Danville High School East Jessamine High School Garrard County High School Mercer County Senior High School Woodford County High School
White 91.0% 51.0% 65.0% 90.0% 92.0% 88.0% 84.0%
African American 3.0% 15.0% 18.0% 5.0% 2.0% 3.0% 5.0%
Hispanic 2.0% 25.0% 6.0% 2.0% 2.0% 2.0% 7.0%
Multiracial 1.0% 2.8% 8.0% 0% 1.0% 5.0% 2.0%
Asian 1.0% 4.8% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Enrollment

Enrollment
Grade 9 27.3%
Grade 10 26.4%
Grade 11 24.4%
Grade 12 21.9%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 6 responses

  • 83% Yes
  • 0% Not sure.
  • 17% No