Bardstown City Schools

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Bardstown City Schools
Bardstown City Schools logo.png
Address
308 North Fifth Street
Bardstown, KY 40004
Information
School type Public
Founded Est. 1908
School board Board of Education
School district Bardstown City Schools
Superintendent Brent Holsclaw (2005-Present)
Staff 397
Grades PK-12
Enrollment 2,794 (2014-2015)
Campus [1]
School color(s) Purple      Gold     
Mascot Tiger
Nickname Tigers
Affiliation Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Website
Bardstown High School
Address
400 North Fifth Street
Bardstown, KY 40004
Information
School type Public Secondary
School district Bardstown City Schools
Principal Chris Pickett
Vice principal Aaron Boggs
Grades 9–12
Enrollment 652 (2014-2015)
Website
Bardstown Middle School
Address
410 North Fifth Street
Bardstown, KY 40004
Information
School type Public Secondary
School district Bardstown City Schools
Principal Ryan Clark
Vice principal Melissa Taylor
Grades 6-8
Enrollment 527 (2014-2015)
Website
Bardstown Elementary School
Address
420 North Fifth Street
Bardstown, KY 40004
Information
School type Public Primary
School district Bardstown City Schools
Principal Paul Bowling
Vice principal Michelle Spalding
Grades 3-5
Enrollment 635 (2014-2015)
Website
Bardstown Primary School
Address
1000 Templin Avenue
Bardstown, KY 40004
Information
School type Public Primary
School district Bardstown City Schools
Principal Michelle Ryan
Vice principal Natalie Kiser
Grades K-2
Enrollment 707 (2014-2015)
Website
Bardstown Early Childhood Education Center
Address
980 Templin Avenue
Bardstown, KY 40004
Information
School type Public Preschool
School district Bardstown City Schools
Principal Michelle Sharp
Grades PK
Enrollment 273 (2014-2015)
Website

Bardstown City Schools is located in Bardstown, Kentucky and was established in 1908.[1] It operates Bardstown/Nelson County Adult and Community Education Center, Bardstown High School, Bardstown Middle School, Bardstown Elementary School, Bardstown Primary School, and Early Childhood Education Center. These six school buildings are located on three campuses with currently 2,794 students enrolled for the 2013-2014 school year.

Primary, Elementary, Middle and High Schools are all managed by a six (6) member Site Based Decision Making Council (SBDM). The SBDM Councils are composed of three (3) teacher representatives, two (2) parent representatives and the school’s principal.

Personal computers are available in all K-12 schools at a ratio of one computer to every 3 children. All classrooms are linked directly to the Internet for on-line electronic activities.

Bardstown was one of Kentucky's first school systems to adopt a year-round calendar during the 1995-96 school year and system-wide school uniform policy for students in 1998.[1]

Adult and Community Education Center[edit]

Bardstown/Nelson County Adult and Community Education has been serving students for 22 years. The center operates on a year-round basis offering GED instruction, TABE testing for industry and the WIA program, English Language Learners (ELL) classes, literacy, corrections education, and community education programs.[2]

Bardstown Foundation[edit]

The Bardstown Foundation for Excellence in Public Education was started in 1985 as the first private foundation in the state of Kentucky to support a public school system. Since its inception, the Foundation has raised more than $800,000 from private sources to enhance the educational programs of Bardstown City Schools.Our staff members are 250-500 worldwide. [3]

Clubs and Activities[edit]

Bardstown High School[edit]

Bardstown Middle School[edit]

Sports[edit]

Postgraduate Statistics (2012-2013)[edit]

Where Percent (%)
College 74% (55% to 4-year, 19% to 2-year)
Military 3%
Work 23%

Superintendents[edit]

Superintendents Term
Brent Holsclaw 2005–Present
Dr. Robert Smotherman 1983-2005
Milton Graham 1976-1982
Dr. Abraham L. Hammons 1970-1975
Ted L. Crosthwait 1956-1970
Henry T. Cooper 1948-1956
W.D. Chilton 1943-1948
Wade F. Hibbs 1932-1943

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Board of Education". Retrieved 2012-09-05. 
  2. ^ Adult and Community Education Center, Retrieved 2012-09-05.
  3. ^ Bardstown Foundation, Retrieved 2012-09-05.