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9-12 & Ungraded
Public district
Shepherdsville, KY
Students enrolled: 1,247

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1330 Hwy 44 East
Shepherdsville, KY 40165

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(502) 869-6000
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April 23, 2013
As a junior at Bullitt Central i must say the school does a poor job, at best, for providing children what they need. The school has a funding program (which is distributed among the sports teams, and the small marginal percentage that remains goes to the teachers. The school cares about only a few things, which are getting the child out the doors, and making sure we have high scores in the ACT (and the standard of "high score" they have would be dubbed low by societal views). The result of this is less student to teacher connection. The teachers themselves (once you know them as a human) can be turned into great instructors. I have taken it upon myself to get to know each teacher i have on a personal (yet professional) level that allows me to enjoy spending time in there class. With that said, I am also obligated to point out that some teachers are more worried about getting the kid out the door of the classroom, than getting them the knowledge themselves. As for the staff, i feel at ease with everyone except the highest members, such as the VP, AP, and a few other figures who seem to take on an authoritarian role and make some students fear going to them for anything they need.

- submitted by a student

April 15, 2010
I am a sophomore at BulLitt CentraL and i have had my doubts at time but at the end of the day i Love it there . I am proud to be a Cougar .

- submitted by a student

October 13, 2009
I am a senior at BCHS. And I simply love it. I transfered from NBHS to BC not because of my friends (they all went to NB) but because of me knowing it wold prepare me for the real world. In the end I am glad I choose BC. And just a note our JROTC does not try to recruit their students. They simply make you aware of your choices other then college when you get out of high school!

- submitted by a student
no rating
September 16, 2009
My son liked the school...the teachers and principals were terrific, his counselors were excellent, and he made some good friends.

- submitted by a parent

May 29, 2009
Once again I am writing a review on this school, & I will stick to what I wrote the 1st time this school is GREAT!!! As far as bad grades or missed asignments goes this is a high school which is prepairing our kids for the real world. If teacher have to call everytime a student does not turn things in they would be on the phone nonstop.Since the 1st of the year Bullitt county has had the Infinite Campus. On this website you can check yourself if your kids are turning in thier work, or check their grdaes in each class.As far as sports & JROTC it is conpleately up to the kids if they want to join something extra in school. There are alot of courses to choose from to get you ready for college. And they do not wear uniforms. People get your facts stright!!!

- submitted by a parent

February 04, 2009
I attended Bullitt Central a few years ago, and upon me leaving I found that I was completely unprepared for college. I don't mean that in the sense of knowledge, I mean I simply don't have the classes required to get in. So, thanks to this wonderful high school, I now have to pay for these classes at a community college because I was not prepared in high school! Another note: While I do respect the JROTC program, they obviously are trying to recruit students straight from high school. I had quite a few friends from HS leave and join straight into the army. It's like BC thinks everyone from Shepherdsville is either going to play sports or join the army, otherwise go nowhere.

- submitted by a student
no rating
October 01, 2008
I have a child attending Bullitt Central. While there a some good teacher's there, there are even more bad teacher's! They care more about sports and dress code, then the kids getting an education. My child has come to me several time's with things that I have taken to school and nothing has been done. I as a parent am not notified until it's just about too late when it comes to failing grades. This school needs more teachers that care about the students passing then about a dress code or the sports program!!!

- submitted by a parent
no rating
July 02, 2008
As a parent, I must say I am impressed with the direction that B.C. is going. The leadership program is top notch as it requires the students to be involved in the community and the AP program is preparing kids for college if they choose to make the effort. While their CATS scores may be borderline, thier AP exam pass rate is above the national average. Besides the typical sports programs, they have a great many other activities to offer. They have a highly competitive Academic team and Future Business Leaders of America program, and also have a bowling team. They have a SADD organization and an agricultural program that is the only ones in the county. Like any organization, there are some individuals that are not the greatest, but BC has been wonderful for my children. T.D.

- submitted by a parent

July 24, 2006
The pro and cons of any school are going to vary. Bullitt Central is a small school that consist of some very respectable and determind people. Most of the teachers believe in the ethics of treating the students as adults. In some classes the atmosphere was so negative i dreaded (even thinking about) going to that block everyday. But what i dislike the most is the fact the teachers and staff have no expectations for us students.

- submitted by a student

March 22, 2006
Bullitt Central may not be the worst school, but it is close to it. I have been here for four years, although I am about to graduate, I would still like to warn anyone in the near future who will be attending this school. The academic programs are not horrible nor are they excellent. There are teachers there who could care less about the students, and fail them for pure meanest. I know this from personal experience. Then there are the teachers there who work with the students and get them envolved, and I compliment them. but watch out, it your child get the bad teachers, there is absolutly nothing you can do, because they do not care! BC is all about their sports, if you are not an athlete you are nothing and ther for the principle or teachers and even students do not care. so please pick your school wisely.

- submitted by a student

January 02, 2006
I myself, a current student at Bullitt Central, think that you will get out of education what you put into it. While, Bullitt Central may not have a reputation for being the best of schools, it is certainly not the worst either. The opportunity is there, it's just a matter of pushing forward and trying. From my understanding, the only problem with the school seems to be too much focus on minor disciplinary issues, and I agree 110%. I think the disciplinary plan should be revised and edited, but other than that I think the school has done all it can and it is left up to the students. Another, issues that may have an effect on the school would be it's block sceduling ( 4 classes , 1 1/2 hours long) vs. a 6 period day ( 6 classes, 1 hour long)This could be reflected in CATS scores.

- submitted by a student

February 19, 2005
My daughter dropped out of BC (9-7-04) due to stress that she encountered there. She, being a little larger (endowed) than the young ladies that are in the 'in crowd,' would often get into trouble for wearing the same clothes that they were allowed to wear (even though slightly out of dress code complience.) She was absent due to an illness quite often and the attendance 'police' would be very rude to her about it, even knowing that it would be excused by her physician. As a past student of this school (which I loved in the 1970's) it has been very difficult for me to deal with the thought of my child not graduating. However, the staff there didn't seem to mind her leaving (no attempt to try an alternative.) She was not a discipline problem, other than attendance & clothes. A good note, she has already recieved her GED.

- submitted by a parent

December 18, 2004
As a current student, I have been introduced to the worst education in my life. There are some great teachers there, don't get me wrong, but when the school places more emphasis on CATS scores than on educating the students, things certainly can not be right.

- submitted by a student

May 16, 2004
This school has given me nothing but falure. I have 2 Children in this school one about to graduate and another going into the 11th grade. They get concerned on the little things (such as dress code and uniforms such as a grey or white T-shirt under a uniform shirt) and not enough about teaching the kids. Then when a parent has a disagreement they just tell them that is the way it is.

- submitted by a parent

April 04, 2004
My oldest son left for college and came back at the next break saying he was not prepared for college. Too much emphasis on dress code, taking care of teachers that are favored by the administration, and sports. If possible do not send your students to Bullitt Central. Too many students, too many special education students with too little funds.

- submitted by a parent

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Bullitt Central High School
1330 Hwy 44 East, Shepherdsville, KY  40165
(502) 869-6000
Last modified Bullitt Central High School is a Public school. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 5 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Bullitt Central High School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 19 reviews. Top