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grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B+
  2. Diversity
    grade B minus
  3. Teachers
    grade B+
  4. College Prep
    grade B
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A
  6. Health & Safety
    grade B+
  7. Administration
    grade B minus
  8. Sports
    grade A minus
  9. Food
    grade B+
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade A minus

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Barren County High School is an above average, public school located in Glasgow, KY. It has 1,295 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 17 to 1. According to state test scores, 46% of students are at least proficient in math and 53% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
53%
Percent Proficient - Math
46%
Average Graduation Rate
94%
Average SAT
No data available  
Average ACT
26
172 responses
AP Enrollment
20%

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Living in the Area

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  2. Good for Families
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
Median Household Income
$35,138
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$719
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$121,600
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade B+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
77%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 13 responses
Poll
85%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 13 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 48 responses
  • Prom
    23%
  • Senior breakfast
    19%
  • Sporting Events
    17%
  • Pep rallies
    15%
  • Senior activity day
    15%
  • HOSA activities
    4%
  • Pep rallies
    4%

Students

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,295
Free or Reduced Lunch
48%
81%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 16 responses
69%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 16 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 16 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
17:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$55,863
Teachers in First/Second Year
1.4%
47%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 19 responses
68%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 19 responses
68%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 19 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
High
Expenses Per Student
$11,045 / year
National
$12,239
86%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 22 responses
50%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 22 responses
73%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 22 responses

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