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About Us

Last Updated: 2/17/2021 2:58 PM

Administration

Jenny Hester, Principal
Charles Wolfram, Assistant Principal
Matt Deaton, Assistant Principal
Nicholas Lowe, Assistant Principal

 

School Counselors

Angela Gage: (Last Names A - G) angela.gage@warren.kyschools.us
Jeanne Meece: (Last Names H - O) jeanne.meece@warren.kyschools.us
Amber Nugent: (Last Names P - Z) amber.nugent@warren.kyschools.us

 

School Profile 2020-2021

Four-year public high school
Opened: August 2010
Grades: 9-12
Enrollment: 1468
Professional Faculty: 85
Class of 2021:  313
Accreditation:  Southern Association of Schools and Colleges

 

Mission

The mission of South Warren High School is to provide students with opportunities that promote vision, leadership, and life-long learning.  

 

Organization of the School Year

The school year consists of two semesters, each divided into two 9 week quarters.  The day is divided into four 83 minute block classes and a 30 minute enrichment-intervention period.

 

Curriculum

AP Courses Offered:
Biology, Calculus, Chemistry, English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition, European History, Human Geography, Music Theory, Psychology, Physics, Statistics and United States History.  AP is an open-enrollment program.

 

Pre- AP courses offered:
Algebra II, Biology, Chemistry, English I, English II, Geometry, Human Anatomy & Physiology, Physics and World Civilization

 

Dual Credit Program:
Enables juniors and seniors to enroll in freshman courses and earn college credits at the local institutions of Western Kentucky University and South Central Kentucky Community & Technical College.

 

Grading Scale

Letter Grade Numeric Value Grade Points
A 100-90 4.0
B 89-80 3.0
C 79-70 2.0
D 69-60 1.0
F 59-0 0

 

Grade Point Average (GPA) 

GPA is computed using the above quality points.  Beginning with grade nine, all subjects, whether passed or failed, are included in the computation.  A minimum of 26 credits is required for graduation.  AP Courses are weighted by one point.  Grades are recorded on the transcript and GPA is computed at the completion of each quarter.  Students are ranked on both a weighted and unweighted scale.

 

Community

South Warren High School is located on the south side of Bowling Green in Warren County, Kentucky.  Bowling Green is the third largest city in Kentucky.  Warren County is a growing community with a mix of professionals, farmers, and blue-collar workers making up the work force.  Western Kentucky University is responsible for much of the growth in the community as many graduates make Warren County their permanent home.  Warren County has a population of 133,792. Within this county,  83% of the county’s residents are white, 28% have a bachelor’s degree and the median household income is $43,316.  

 

Warren County Schools

Warren County Schools has 13 elementary schools, 4 middle schools, and 5 high schools.  

 

South Warren Accolades

2011-12 School of Distinction
Ranked at 95%tile among state high schools

 

2012-13 School of Distinction
Ranked at 97%tile among state high schools

 

2013-14 School of Distinction
Ranked at 97%tile among state high schools

 

2014-15 School of Distinction
Ranked at 98%tile among state high schools
14th Highest Performing High School in Kentucky

 

2015-16 Distinguished Rating
Ranked at 98%tile among state high schools

 

Advanced Placement Program
105 AP Scholar
  26 AP Scholar with Honor
  35 AP Scholar with Distinction 
    2 National AP Scholar

 

Governor’s Scholar Program
33 Participants
  3 Alternate

 

Governor’s Scholar for the Arts Program
13 Participants
  4 Alternate

 

Governor’s School for Entrepreneurs Program
3 Participants

 

National Merit Program
7 Commended
7 Finalist
1 Semi Finalist (2014)

 

Students Accepted to the Prestigious Gatton Academy High School
10 Participants

 

 

 

 

Resources

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