West Jessamine High School in Nicholasville, KY - Niche

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    9-12
  • Students
    1,128
  • Type
    Public, Coed
  • Reviews
    73 3.5
  • Ranking

West Jessamine High School is a public coed school in Nicholasville, Kentucky. It has 1,128 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 73 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

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

Ratings and Reviews
3.5 from 73 reviews
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    • High School Junior
    • 5
    Extracurriculars: They push you beyond excellence
    • High School Junior
    • 4
    Overall Experience: Could loose some kids who don't care.
    • High School Junior
    • 4
    Teachers: Overall pretty good. Some get on your nervous.
    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Extracurriculars: Marching band has been the best thing of my going to high school
    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Overall Experience: I loved going to this school because i was in marching band and we are a huge family.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

Nearby Schools

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

Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
2.00 East Jessamine High School 4 mi. 1,087
3.00 Woodford County High School 14 mi. 1,223
2.66 Mercer County Senior High School 15 mi. 635
2.00 Garrard County High School 20 mi. 711
2.66 Boyle County High School 19 mi. 815

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 Kentucky Boyle County High School East Jessamine High School Garrard County High School Mercer County Senior High School Woodford County High School
White 90.0% 51.0% 77.7% 94.0% 89.0% 91.0% 87.0% 82.0%
African American 3.0% 15.0% 10.6% 1.0% 5.0% 3.0% 3.0% 4.0%
Hispanic 2.0% 25.0% 5.2% 2.0% 3.0% 2.0% 1.0% 8.0%
Asian 1.0% 4.8% 1.4% 1.0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Multiracial 1.0% 2.8% 2.9% 0% 0% 3.0% 5.0% 2.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Enrollment

Enrollment
Grade 9 25.0%
Grade 10 28.2%
Grade 11 22.3%
Grade 12 24.5%

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 15 responses

  • 73% Yes
  • 0% Not sure.
  • 27% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 11 responses

  • 32% Caring teachers, willingness to adapt to student
  • 21% Great attitude by the Sport coaches
  • 21% The counselors are awesome
  • 18% Great learning environment
  • 7% Coach Wright

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 10 responses

  • 60% AP
  • 30% The readiness to support the students.
  • 10% Ability to communicate with parents

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 11 responses

  • 55% Colt Crazies
  • 27% Racing to Profeciency
  • 9% Politics
  • 9% Great Coltz

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 10 responses

  • 30% I love everything about this school.
  • 50% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 20% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.