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Spencer County School District


Spencer County School District is located close to the center of Kentucky. Spencer County School District has 186.68 square miles of land area and 4.98 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Spencer County School District population is 17,419. Spencer County School District median household income is $65,149 in 2010-2014. Spencer County School District median house value is $174,600 in 2010-2014. On average, Spencer County School District is worse than the state average in quality.

Ranking:High School: (150 out of 169, bottom 11%)
Elementary/Middle School: (96 out of 174, bottom 45%)*
Rank: #139
Type:Regular Local School District
Grade:Prekindergarten to Grade 12
Number of Schools:7
Population17,419 (2010-2014), rank #66
Population Growth4.26% since 2005-2009, see rank
Population Density:90.89/sq mi, rank #83
Median Household Income:$65,149 at 2010-2014—13.08% increase since 2005-2009, rank #6
Median House Price:$174,600 at 2010-2014—3.68% increase since 2005-2009, rank #7
Time Zone:Central GMT -6:00 with Daylight Saving in the Summer
Land Area:186.68 sq mi, rank #109
Water Area:4.98 sq mi (2.60%), rank #53
County:Spencer County
City:Taylorsville, Coxs Creek, Mount Washington, Fisherville, Shelbyville, Elkfork, Bloomfield, Mount Eden
Zip:40071, 40013, 40047, 40023, 40065, 40008, 40046
Area:Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN
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Spencer County School District Map, Border, and Nearby Locations

207 West Main St
Taylorsville KY, 40071, Spencer County
Phone: 502-477-3250

Students and Teachers

      2013-2014         2012-2013         2011-2012         2010-2011         2009-2010         2008-2009         2007-2008    
Total Students:2,9182,9012,8572,8662,8832,8042,707
English Language Learner Students:201758111010
Total Teachers:156.00151.05150.12150.39150.80148.70156.80
Total Other Staff:218.00208.00216.00200.66287.40200.60207.50
Instructional Aides:56.0056.0054.0052.0060.8050.9058.00
Instructional Coordinators & Supervisors:
Total Guidance Counselors:
Elementary Guidance Counselors:NANANANANANANA
Secondary Guidance Counselors:NANANANANANANA
Other Guidance Counselors:
Librarians/Media Specialists:
Library/Media Support:
District Administrators:
District Administrative Support:12.0011.0011.0011.0020.9011.0011.00
School Administrators:15.0015.0015.0014.0017.3015.1014.90
School Administrative Support:20.0020.0021.0019.0031.9019.3020.80
Student Support Services:9.008.0010.007.006.907.507.70
Other Support Services:89.0082.0090.0080.66131.0081.1077.80
Student-Teacher Ratio:18.7119.2119.0319.0619.1218.8617.26


Hillview Academy Grade 1 to Grade 12   404 Main Cross St, Taylorsville KY 40071
Spencer County Elementary SchoolKindergarten to Grade 5   1265 Mt. Washington Rd, Taylorsville KY 40071
Spencer County Headstart Prekindergarten to Prekindergarten   110 Reasor Ave, Taylorsville KY 40071
Spencer County High SchoolGrade 9 to Grade 12   520 Taylorsville Rd, Taylorsville KY 40071
Spencer County Middle SchoolGrade 6 to Grade 8   1263 Mt Washington Rd, Taylorsville KY 40071
Spencer County Preschool Prekindergarten to Prekindergarten   110 Reasor Ave, Taylorsville KY 40071
Taylorsville Elementary SchoolKindergarten to Grade 5   206 Reasor Ave, Taylorsville KY 40071

Test Performance

YearTestGradeMeasurementScoreState Average
2012Language Mechanics10th Grade% met std55.9%50.7%
2013Language Mechanics10th Grade% met std53.1%51.4%
2012Writing10th Grade% met std52.4%42.3%
2013Writing10th Grade% met std30.6%35.6%
2012Writing11th Grade% met std35.8%45.6%
2013Writing11th Grade% met std59.4%61.7%
2012Mathematics3rd Grade% met std50.5%42.8%
2013Mathematics3rd Grade% met std36.4%43.5%
2012Reading3rd Grade% met std58.5%49.4%
2013Reading3rd Grade% met std46.3%47.6%
2012Language Mechanics4th Grade% met std55.2%49.1%
2013Language Mechanics4th Grade% met std60.9%53.7%
2012Mathematics4th Grade% met std48.1%39.6%
2013Mathematics4th Grade% met std53.2%43.9%
2012Reading4th Grade% met std55.2%47%
2013Reading4th Grade% met std56.4%48.8%
2012Science4th Grade% met std84.8%68.8%
2013Science4th Grade% met std80.5%68.5%
2012Mathematics5th Grade% met std58.4%38.9%
2013Mathematics5th Grade% met std59.6%44.3%
2012Reading5th Grade% met std51.1%47.5%
2013Reading5th Grade% met std54.3%47.1%
2012Social Studies5th Grade% met std65.6%59.8%
2013Social Studies5th Grade% met std58.7%59.3%
2012Writing5th Grade% met std43%31.7%
2013Writing5th Grade% met std44.7%35.7%
2012Language Mechanics6th Grade% met std36%38.4%
2013Language Mechanics6th Grade% met std45.3%43.8%
2012Mathematics6th Grade% met std48.6%41.6%
2013Mathematics6th Grade% met std46.2%38.5%
2012Reading6th Grade% met std46.7%46%
2013Reading6th Grade% met std43.6%46.3%
2012Writing6th Grade% met std36.9%39.2%
2013Writing6th Grade% met std48.3%48.0%
2012Mathematics7th Grade% met std32.1%38.6%
2013Mathematics7th Grade% met std33.3%38.6%
2012Reading7th Grade% met std50.4%47.8%
2013Reading7th Grade% met std55.7%54.7%
2012Science7th Grade% met std61.2%61.8%
2013Science7th Grade% met std56.6%61.2%
2012Mathematics8th Grade% met std39.2%41.5%
2013Mathematics8th Grade% met std38.7%45.1%
2012Reading8th Grade% met std52.1%46.7%
2013Reading8th Grade% met std46.1%52.4%
2012Social Studies8th Grade% met std58.5%58.6%
2013Social Studies8th Grade% met std56.1%59.2%
2012Writing8th Grade% met std34.6%43.5%
2013Writing8th Grade% met std26.5%38.6%
2012Algebra IIEnd of course% met std19.1%40%
2013Algebra IIEnd of course% met std24.8%36.0%
2013BiologyEnd of course% met std26.8%36.3%
2012English IIEnd of course% met std60%52.2%
2013English IIEnd of course% met std60.9%55.8%
2012U.S. HistoryEnd of course% met std27.1%39.5%
2013U.S. HistoryEnd of course% met std43.8%51.3%
2007MathematicsAll grades (EL)% proficient61.67%61.71%
2008MathematicsAll grades (EL)% proficient67.24%69.52%
2009MathematicsAll grades (EL)% proficient64.72%70.27%
2010MathematicsAll grades (EL)% proficient75.67%72.95%
2011MathematicsAll grades (EL)% proficient78.11%72.76%
2007ReadingAll grades (EL)% proficient78.33%72.72%
2008ReadingAll grades (EL)% proficient78.04%72.65%
2009ReadingAll grades (EL)% proficient71.07%73.54%
2010ReadingAll grades (EL)% proficient80.73%76.81%
2011ReadingAll grades (EL)% proficient81.73%76%
2007ScienceAll grades (EL)% proficient65.22%66.15%
2008ScienceAll grades (EL)% proficient70.71%68.94%
2009ScienceAll grades (EL)% proficient69.39%69.98%
2010ScienceAll grades (EL)% proficient78.74%70.41%
2011ScienceAll grades (EL)% proficient87.44%70.53%
2007Social StudiesAll grades (EL)% proficient77.25%61.6%
2008Social StudiesAll grades (EL)% proficient59.69%59.68%
2009Social StudiesAll grades (EL)% proficient53.47%61.11%
2010Social StudiesAll grades (EL)% proficient49.51%55.58%
2011Social StudiesAll grades (EL)% proficient59.24%59.75%
2007WritingAll grades (EL)% proficient44.91%53.37%
2008WritingAll grades (EL)% proficient48.69%52.62%
2009WritingAll grades (EL)% proficient49.5%55.37%
2010WritingAll grades (EL)% proficient49.51%59.07%
2011WritingAll grades (EL)% proficient58.77%59.74%
2007MathematicsAll grades (HS)% proficient30.13%39.3%
2008MathematicsAll grades (HS)% proficient29.35%38.53%
2009MathematicsAll grades (HS)% proficient26.37%41.19%
2010MathematicsAll grades (HS)% proficient31.31%40.28%
2011MathematicsAll grades (HS)% proficient43.33%45.98%
2007ReadingAll grades (HS)% proficient50.76%60.15%
2008ReadingAll grades (HS)% proficient50%60.01%
2009ReadingAll grades (HS)% proficient49.77%61.84%
2010ReadingAll grades (HS)% proficient55%61.31%
2011ReadingAll grades (HS)% proficient61.44%65.91%
2007ScienceAll grades (HS)% proficient31.41%41.65%
2008ScienceAll grades (HS)% proficient28.26%41.28%
2009ScienceAll grades (HS)% proficient19.9%41.22%
2010ScienceAll grades (HS)% proficient29.29%41.14%
2011ScienceAll grades (HS)% proficient37.22%41.37%
2007Social StudiesAll grades (HS)% proficient37.18%43.74%
2008Social StudiesAll grades (HS)% proficient25%38.42%
2009Social StudiesAll grades (HS)% proficient21.39%40.68%
2010Social StudiesAll grades (HS)% proficient24.24%39.86%
2011Social StudiesAll grades (HS)% proficient42.78%41.49%
2007WritingAll grades (HS)% proficient15.34%19.79%
2008WritingAll grades (HS)% proficient22.38%29.73%
2009WritingAll grades (HS)% proficient25.42%34.97%
2010WritingAll grades (HS)% proficient17.65%35.94%
2011WritingAll grades (HS)% proficient27.27%40.89%
2007MathematicsAll grades (MS)% proficient40.21%51.85%
2008MathematicsAll grades (MS)% proficient48.96%56.96%
2009MathematicsAll grades (MS)% proficient57.01%60.92%
2010MathematicsAll grades (MS)% proficient66.72%62.38%
2011MathematicsAll grades (MS)% proficient64.36%65.11%
2007ReadingAll grades (MS)% proficient60.7%66.32%
2008ReadingAll grades (MS)% proficient61.56%66.81%
2009ReadingAll grades (MS)% proficient61.46%66.92%
2010ReadingAll grades (MS)% proficient65.41%70.21%
2011ReadingAll grades (MS)% proficient56.99%69.9%
2007ScienceAll grades (MS)% proficient51.43%55.95%
2008ScienceAll grades (MS)% proficient52.24%59.57%
2009ScienceAll grades (MS)% proficient55.8%62.72%
2010ScienceAll grades (MS)% proficient58.37%57.02%
2011ScienceAll grades (MS)% proficient58.02%64.04%
2007Social StudiesAll grades (MS)% proficient47.44%52.64%
2008Social StudiesAll grades (MS)% proficient57.35%57.82%
2009Social StudiesAll grades (MS)% proficient40.98%55.8%
2010Social StudiesAll grades (MS)% proficient52.85%56.28%
2011Social StudiesAll grades (MS)% proficient51.63%60.09%
2007WritingAll grades (MS)% proficient32.09%41.92%
2008WritingAll grades (MS)% proficient41.67%39.48%
2009WritingAll grades (MS)% proficient28.69%42.06%
2010WritingAll grades (MS)% proficient34.72%42.34%
2011WritingAll grades (MS)% proficient24.19%45.22%

Some data by SchoolDigger.com.

School District Fiscal Information

Total Revenue:$26,627,000$9,320 $25,858,000$9,022 $25,605,000$8,881 
Total Expenditures:$23,501,000$8,226 $24,028,000$8,384 $23,577,000$8,178 
Total Current Expenditures:$21,942,000$7,680 $21,394,000$7,465 $21,413,000$7,427 
Instructional Expenditures:$12,182,000$4,26455.5%$12,080,000$4,21556.5%$12,358,000$4,28757.7%
Student and Staff Support:$2,270,000$79510.3%$1,963,000$6859.2%$1,909,000$6628.9%
Operations, Food, Other:$4,957,000$1,73522.6%$4,769,000$1,66422.3%$4,738,000$1,64322.1%
Total Capital Outlay:$360,000$126 $1,140,000$398 $559,000$194 
Construction:$13,000$5 $792,000$276 $299,000$104 
Total Other:$260,000$91 $269,000$94 $274,000$95 
Interest on Debt:$939,000$329 $1,225,000$427 $1,331,000$462 
Total Salary:$13,737,000$4,808 $13,419,000$4,682 $13,639,000$4,731 
Instruction/Teacher Salary:$8,569,000$2,99962.4%$8,609,000$3,00464.2%$8,836,000$3,06564.8%
Other Salary:$5,168,000$1,80937.6%$4,810,000$1,67835.8%$4,803,000$1,66635.2%
Total Benefit:$4,955,000$1,734 $4,668,000$1,629 $4,579,000$1,588 
Instruction/Teacher Benefit:$2,956,000$1,03559.7%$2,806,000$97960.1%$2,842,000$98662.1%
Other Benefit:$1,999,000$70040.3%$1,862,000$65039.9%$1,737,000$60237.9%

Teacher's Experience and Compensation

Teachers with Bachelor Degree:29.2%
Teachers with Master or PhD Degree:70.8%
Mean Number of Years of Teaching:11.0 years
Teachers with 5 Years of Experience of Less:40.3%
Teachers with 6-10 Years of Experience:19.4%
Teachers with 11-20 Years of Experience:23.6%
Teachers with 21-30 Years of Experience:12.5%
Teachers with 31 Years of Experience or More:4.2%
Mean Base Salary:$41,342.0
Mean Base Salary of Teachers with 5 Years of Experience of Less:$33,573.0
Mean Base Salary of Teachers with 6-10 Years of Experience:$40,186.0
Mean Base Salary of Teachers with 11-20 Years of Experience:$47,888.0
Mean Base Salary of Teachers with 21-30 Years of Experience:$52,076.0
Mean Base Salary of Teachers with 31 Years of Experience or More:$52,524.0

* Spencer County School District was rated 2 out of 5 by USA.com. The ranking was calculated based on publically available historical Math and English performance data.

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