« Back to compare
/ / School Profile
9-12 & Ungraded
Elizabethtown, KY
Students enrolled: 780

Contact this school

620 North Mulberry St
Elizabethtown, KY 42701

(270) 769-3381
Nearby homes for sale
Map of Elizabethtown High School address.

Profile Completeness


Want to improve this school’s profile? You can!

All schools on GreatSchools begin with BASIC completeness, which includes important information like contact details and test scores. It’s up to the school community to take the next steps. As a parent or community member, you can share what you know with other families by writing a review or answering a few questions about what the school offers. As a school leader, you can upload photos, describe school programs, and more with an Official school profile.

The completeness meter moves to INTERMEDIATE, then ADVANCED, and finally HONOR ROLL as you complete the following: 10 or more reviews, at least 1 photo, and 9 program questions parents find helpful.

Want to improve this school's profile?
for Parents
for Schools
April 08, 2014
I was wanting to move to Elizabethtown, but I am second guessing that now, due to the comments of this school. Although, I am sure my children would fit in as they always have, Im not sure I would be able to hold my temper with the teachers if they were to sideline my children just because they are out of town. I am a very devoted parent in the PTO and always volunteering at the school. The staff love me and I them, but of course, where my children go to school, is probably the best in the U.S. Anyways, before moving, I shall thoroughly examine this school and conclude my own decision. I assure I have no problem speaking to the mayor or board of directors or going to the news. I'm VERY dedicated and it helps that I am familiar with the laws of education. So far I rate this school a 2.5, just from the honest reviews, not the fake ones. Believe me, I have enough time in to tell the difference.

- submitted by a community member
June 11, 2013
The low-starring reviews are right on. I moved here in seventh grade and I can feel and see the outsider part. They discriminate against outsiders in everything form sports to programs such as GSP. It was my dream from when I moved here that I wanted to get into GSP. I was a straight-A student before I went here and now my GPA has tanked even though I work harder and the curriculum is easier. With a 3.5 GPA, a 30 on my ACT, an 1840 on my SAT, medical research papers published, and more, I was denied a spot. Some of the people who did get a spot had 4.0's, but only 1 had an ACT score of higher than 26, no one took the SAT, and absolutely no one had any medical research. The education needs a lot of maintenance, yet what do they do? They break ground on an athletic complex. Genius. Most of the teachers are there just to collect a paycheck (there is the rare good teacher), the kids are stuck-up and obnoxious, and everyone hates it. Their priorities are so out of order, and it is just not a good educational environment.

- submitted by a student
October 12, 2011
Etown is an excellent school. Whoever said that there kid was treated differently in sports and doesn't play because they are an "outsider" is SO FUNNY! I went to school at Etown and there were several "outsiders" that played sports. Etown has an excellent sports program. Maybe your kid just isn't very good in sports ( A Scrub). If you can't run with the big dogs, keep your kid on the porch. Go Panthers!

- submitted by a community member
June 27, 2011
Unfortunately, if you are not from Elizabethtown, but move here during middle school or high school, you are an outsider and treated very differently in the classrooms and on the athletic fields. In athletics, outsiders have a tough time getting playing time. They may make the team, but tend to ride the bench regardless of talent. It is much the same way in the classroom. Students are sacrificed in favor of rules, regulations, and standards. At Elizabethtown High School, it's all about traditions and not much about students. Very unfortunate. EHS has the potential to be a great school, but it is currently very far from being in that category.

- submitted by a parent
January 29, 2010
I attend EHS and I believe that it is a great school. Sure, the dress code is strict. That part isn't always fun. But the teachers and staff are preparing us for future jobs where we will have to be able to look appropriate. Sports are taken seriously but the staff always considers that you are a student before an athlete. I am a sports player and I have seen this played out in my school. I'm proud to go to Etown and would gladly send my kids here in the future.

- submitted by a student
September 22, 2009
I attended this school from 91-94 and had a great time. I was a child that required alot of maintenance, but the teachers never gave up. Now I have the honor of allowing my children to attend this school system and it is GREAT!

- submitted by a parent
April 01, 2009
This schol has its priorities seriously out of order. Dress code is more important than education. More ' popular' students are given more advantages than others.School is cancelled for sports activities.

- submitted by a parent
August 14, 2008
This review submitted without content.

- submitted by a community member
no rating June 16, 2008
I am a student that moved to this school a year ago. This is a school that has some seriously wrong problems. The teachers don't help all of the students with equal support. Teachers only try to help student with straight A's, the students who need the real help are ignored and forgotten. The dress code at the school is much to strict. The children are spoiled and stuck up.

- submitted by a student
December 10, 2006
I graduated from EHS in 2003, and I am very thankful that I had the privilege to go there. The education, experiences, and school spirit at EHS were the best in the state. I hope that when I have kids, they will be able to attend a school like EHS.

- submitted by a former student
March 26, 2005
Elizabethtown Independent Schools is an excellent school system. Academics is always a priority with the schools consistently ranking top in the state. Great programs available for advanced classes, AP classes, independent study, virtual high school classes, community college classes (at ECC)- a wide variety of options to meet individual needs. Schools also provide various sports, music, art and extracurricular activity options including beginning new activities/service projects, etc. Excellent school district to be in.

- submitted by a parent
March 12, 2005
Elizabethtown High School truly is a school of excellence. Despite being a small independent high school with an enrollment under 1000, they repeatedly score in the top 10% of the state on standardized tests. College professors say they recognize these students by their work! Music, art and sports are all available. As well as strong extracurricular activities. Parent involvement is just amazing!!!

- submitted by a parent
January 07, 2005
This review submitted without content.

- submitted by a parent
June 12, 2004
This review submitted without content.

- submitted by a parent
Need help choosing a school? We can help »

Media Gallery

Media missing

Uh oh! No photos. This frame will look much better when you upload photos »

Nearby homes for sale


Last modified: December 16, 2014

Sign up for email updates

Connect with us

Translate this web page

About GreatSchools

Our mission is to help millions of parents get a great education for their kids. GreatSchools.org is an independent nonprofit and the leading national source of school information for families.

GreatSchools.org 1999 Harrison Street, Suite 1100, Oakland, CA 94612

©1998-2015 GreatSchools.org All Rights Reserved. GreatSchools is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization | Ad Choices

Elizabethtown High School
620 North Mulberry St, Elizabethtown, KY  42701
(270) 769-3381
Last modified Elizabethtown High School is a Public school. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 9 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Elizabethtown High School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 14 reviews. Top