West Jessamine High School juniors score ‘through the roof’ on ACT

Scores from last year’s advanced-placement (AP) testing and the ACT have teachers and administrators at West Jessamine High School jumping for joy — and looking forward to even more improvement in the future.

The ACT composite average for all of last year’s juniors at West High was 21.9 — up 1.6 points from the prior year and easily eclipsing the school’s previous high of 20.5 in 2011-2012. The juniors’ averages increased by at least 0.9 points in each of the four subject areas, with a jump from 20.6 to 22.4 in reading.


Click here for complete article by Jonathan Kleppinger in the Ky Voice

Jessamine Health: Public schools take responsibility for children’s health in a variety of ways

In 2011, more than a quarter of the children in Jessamine County lived in poverty. In 2012, that figure remained over 20 percent for the fourth year in a row. And with the negative health effects that accompany poverty, a special focus for children’s health is the place kids spend more waking hours than anywhere else:?school.

Click Here to read this story from the fifth and final week of The Jessamine Journal’s “Jessamine Health” series by Jonathan Kleppinger looking at a few of the many factors that impact the overall health of the community. This story focuses on health in the schools.


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Jessamine County Schools 2014-2015
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