West Jessamine High School in Nicholasville, KY - Niche

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    9-12
  • Students
    1,060
  • Type
    Public
  • Reviews
    46 3.5
  • Ranking

West Jessamine High School is a public school in Nicholasville, Kentucky. It has 1,060 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 60% 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 Brookside Elementary School Public
2.66 Hattie C. Warner Elementary School Public
3.33 Wilmore Elementary School Public
2.66 Nicholasville Elementary School Public
2.66 East Jessamine High School Public
2.66 Jessamine Early Learning Village Public
2.66 East Jessamine Middle School Public
Tabernacle Christian Academy Private, Religious
Creative Montessori School Private, Montessori
The Providence School Public, Alternative
Lexington Universal Academy Private, Religious
4.00 Jessie M. Clark Middle School Public
4.00 Stonewall Elementary School Public
3.00 Lexington Christian Academy Private, Religious
Clays Mill Road 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
Montessori Middle School of Kentucky Private, Montessori
4.00 Southern Middle School Public
4.00 Rosa Parks Elementary School Public
Summit Christian Academy Private, Religious
3.66 Lansdowne Elementary School Public
Mary Queen of the Holy Rosary School Private, Religious
2.66 Trinity Christian Academy Private, Religious
Versailles Montessori School Private, Montessori
2.66 Blue Grass Baptist School Private, Religious
3.00 Millcreek Elementary School Public
3.66 Tates Creek Elementary School Public
3.00 Tates Creek High School Public
National Academy Private
4.00 Tates Creek Middle School Public

Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
2.66 Rosenwald Dunbar Elementary School 0 mi. 614
3.33 West Jessamine Middle School 1 mi. 850
2.66 Brookside Elementary School 1 mi. 627
2.66 Hattie C. Warner Elementary School 1 mi. 541
3.33 Wilmore Elementary School 3 mi. 596

Around West Jessamine High School

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

Gender

Gender
Male 50%
Female 49%

Student Diversity

West Jessamine High School United States Brookside Elementary School Hattie C. Warner Elementary School Rosenwald Dunbar Elementary School West Jessamine Middle School Wilmore Elementary School
White 92.0% 51.6% 85.0% 89.0% 87.0% 91.0% 87.0%
African American 3.0% 15.2% 4.0% 4.0% 3.0% 3.0% 3.0%
Asian 1.0% 4.7% 0% 1.0% 0% 1.0% 5.0%
Hispanic 1.0% 24.5% 5.0% 3.0% 4.0% 1.0% 1.0%
Multiracial 1.0% 2.6% 3.0% 1.0% 3.0% 0% 2.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 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