Bullitt County Public Schools, Kentucky

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Bullitt County Public Schools is a school district in Kentucky that served 13,033 students during the 2011-2012 school year.[1] This district is the seventh-largest by enrollment in the state of Kentucky.

About the district

Bullitt County Public Schools is located in Bullitt County, Kentucky.

Bullitt County Public Schools is located in Bullitt County, Kentucky. The county seat is Shepherdsville. Bullitt County is home to 76,854 residents, according to the United States Census Bureau.[2]


Bullitt County underperformed compared to the rest of Kentucky in terms of higher education achievement in 2012. The United States Census Bureau found that 12.5 percent of Bullitt County residents aged 25 years and older had attained a bachelor's degree compared to 21.0 percent for Kentucky as a whole. The median household income for Bullitt County was $53,922 compared to $42,610 for the state of Kentucky. The percentage of people below poverty level for Bullitt County was 10.2 percent while it was 18.6 percent for the state of Kentucky.[2]

Racial Demographics, 2013[2]
Race Bullitt County (%) Kentucky (%)
White 96.8 88.5
Black or African American 1.0 8.2
American Indian and Alaska Native 0.4 0.3
Asian 0.6 1.3
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander NA 0.1
Two or more race 1.2 1.7
Hispanic or Latino 1.7 3.3

Party registration, Bullitt County, 2014[3]
Party Number of registered voters
Republican 27,850
Democratic 22,571
Independent 1,097
Libertarian 102
Green 24
Constitution 7
Other 3,584
Total 55,235

Note: The United States Census Bureau considers "Hispanic or Latino" to be a place of origin rather than a race. Citizens may report both their race and their place of origin, and as a result, the percentages in each column of the racial demographics table may exceed 100 percent.[4][5]


The table below displays the budget for Bullitt County Public Schools:[6][7]

Expenditures by Category
School Year Staff Expenses Student Services Operational Expenses Debt Service Other Budget Total
Total % of Budget Total % of Budget Total % of Budget Total % of Budget Total % of Budget
2012-2013 $74,019,610 82.4% $7,067,815 7.9% $7,269,326 8.1% $454,201 0.5% $1,065,055 1.2% $89,876,007
2013-2014 $52,350,542 63% $10,214,086 12.3% $17,265,394 20.8% $462,430 0.6% $2,791,125 3.4% $83,083,577
Averages: $63,185,076 73% $8,640,950.5 10% $12,267,360 14% $458,315.5 1% $1,928,090 2% $86,479,792

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