Leatherwood Elementary School

Leatherwood Elementary School serves 191 students in grades KG - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the KY average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 21%.
Leatherwood Elementary School operates within the Perry County School District.

School Overview

The student population of 191 students has declined by 13% over five years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has declined by 14% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-8
Total Students 191 students
Leatherwood Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Leatherwood Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 12 teachers
Leatherwood Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Leatherwood Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.01 is less than the state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (KY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 17:1
Leatherwood Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.01 0.24
Leatherwood Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
69%
48%
Leatherwood Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
2%
6%
Leatherwood Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,232 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,917 is less than the state average of $10,260. The district revenue/student has grown by 13% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,801 is less than the state average of $10,180. The district spending/student has grown by 11% over four years.
School District Name Perry County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
13
6
Number of Students Managed 4,232 2,336
Perry County School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $44 MM $24 MM
Perry County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $43 MM $24 MM
Perry County School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,917 $10,260
Perry County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $9,801 $10,180
Perry County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Hazard High School (11.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Letcher Middle School (9.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Viper Elementary School (4.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • ViperViper Elementary School
    4.9 miles | Grades: PK-8 | 267 students20 Eddington Ln
    ViperKY 41774
    (606)439-3837
    4.9PK-8267
  • YeaddissHayes Lewis Elementary School
    7.6 miles | Grades: PK-8 | 172 students10130 Cutshin Rd
    YeaddissKY 41777
    (606)279-4121
    7.6PK-8172
  • HappyRobert W Combs Elementary School
    7.7 miles | Grades: PK-8 | 464 students9165 Hwy 15 South
    HappyKY 41746
    (606)476-2518
    7.7PK-8464
  • BlackeyLetcher Middle School
    9.8 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 162 students162 Lhs Dr
    BlackeyKY 41804
    (606)633-7812
    9.86-8162
  • BlackeyLetcher Elementary School
    9.9 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 360 students160 Letcher High School Dr
    BlackeyKY 41804
    (606)633-2524
    9.9KG-5360

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