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About Us

Last Updated: 10/24/2022 7:59 PM

Administration

Jenny Hester, Principal
Jeffery Ashby, Assistant Principal
Cynthia Bell, 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
Tammy Hightower: (Last Names P - Z) tammy.hightower@warren.kyschools.us
Kelly Reynolds: (Student Support Services Counselor) kelly.reynolds@warren.kyschools.us

School Profile 2022-2023
School Profile Report 2021-2022

Four-year public high school
Opened: August 2010
Grades: 9-12
Enrollment: 1490
Professional Faculty: 85
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 AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, Computer Science I & II, English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition, Human Geography, Music Theory, Psychology, Physics I, II & C, Statistics,United States History, and World History. AP is an open-enrollment program.

Advanced courses offered(Previously Pre AP): Algebra II, Biology, Chemistry I, Chemistry II, English I, English II, Geometry, Human Anatomy & Physiology, and Physics 

Dual Credit Program: Enables sophomore, 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, and Campbellsville University.

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

Advanced Placement Program 

170 AP Scholar 

41 AP Scholar with Honor 

60 AP Scholar with Distinction

3 National AP Scholar 

Governor’s Scholar Program

83 Participants 5 Alternate 

Governor’s Scholar for the Arts Program 18 Participants 7 Alternate

Governor’s School for Entrepreneurs Program 10 Participants 2 Alternate 

National Merit Program 12 Commended 13 Finalist 2 Semi Finalist 

Students Accepted to the Prestigious Gatton Academy High School 24 Participants