Overall Niche Grade
- College ReadinessB+
- Clubs & ActivitiesB
- Health & SafetyB
- Resources & FacilitiesB-
West Jessamine High School Rankings
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- A-95 Students
- B59 Students
- B39 Students
- C+29 Students
- B-28 Students
- C+25 Students
- B+25 Students
- A-17 Students
- A-14 Students
- A+14 Students
Culture & Safety
Health & Safety
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
- of students agree that they feel safe at their school.9 responses
- of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.9 responses
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Free or Reduced Lunch
- of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.10 responses
- of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.10 responses
- of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.10 responses
Average Teacher Salary
Teachers in First/Second Year
- of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.15 responses
- of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.15 responses
- of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.15 responses
Clubs & Activities
Clubs & Activities
Based on expenses per student, number of sports offered, and student and parent reviews.
Girls Athletic Participation
Boys Athletic Participation
Expenses Per Student
- of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.14 responses
- of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.14 responses
- of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.14 responses
- Very Good31
West Jessamine High school has given me a wonderful public school education. Overall, I have been given the chance to take multiple AP classes starting freshman year. The teachers I had actually took the time to form a relationship with me and help me in all ways possible. I consider this the highest level of public education. The only negative characteristic about the school is that the actual building is older. However, who is inside is much more important!
- 1 month ago
I feel overall that West Jessamine High School strives to give their students success. Wether that be through extracurricular activities , classes , special events, or even just some one on one conversation between students and teachers. I have seen through my four years of attendance how the faculty at The school really listens to their students. If a student feels uncomfortable with something teachers will usually meet the needs of that student. Our school is packed to the roof, and the faculty know how to keep all students busy with college fairs, a huge variety of classes, assemblies, fundraisers, food drives, and much more. The diversecity is pretty big, there are a lot of students involved in different things, and all my friends are planning on going to college. I have really enjoyed my four years of high school at West Jessamine.
- 2 months ago
While high school is about academics, for me, athletics were a big part of my high school career. Participating with the soccer team and being on the cheer team is what motivated me to keep my grades up and do well in classes with the hopes of attending a university on an athletic scholarship. Sadly, my high school did not accept athletics, especially cheerleading, as something they should put effort into. Due to the fact that our secretary wanted the head coaching job and another girl got the job over her, they stopped supporting the cheerleaders. My senior year they fired our coach, giving no reason, and also breaking many bylaws in the process. The coach they hired was no other than the secretary who wanted the job 3 years ago. It was my senior year and I was determined not to let the new coach ruin the year for me. Sadly, as hard as I tried, this would not happen. Being cussed at, told I should no longer be a cheerleader, getting punished for activities the other girls did, finally took a toll on me. After football season, I stopped cheering for my school. This was a hard choice for me, but was made because of the bullying I was receiving from the Coach and the fact that her bullying started to affect my mental well-being. I never dreamed I would no longer feel safe in my school environment, but because our administration constantly turned a blind eye to the bullying that was taking place, I lost all security in attending school. Panic attacks, anxiety and depression all but stopped me from graduating high school, but I over came them with the help of others. It is a shame that one, power hungry, person can continue doing this without being stopped.
- Niche User
- 11 months ago