Yates Elementary School

Yates Elementary School serves 491 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the KY average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 19%.
Yates Elementary School operates within the Fayette County School District.

Overview

The student population of 491 students has grown by 18% over five years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 491 students
Yates Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 36 teachers
Yates Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Yates Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.66 is more than the state average of 0.23. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (KY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 16:1
Yates Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
1%
Yates Elementary School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
12%
4%
Yates Elementary School Hispanic (1990-2012)
Black
31%
11%
Yates Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
48%
81%
Yates Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.66 0.23
Yates Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
54%
46%
Yates Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2012)
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.
6%
7%
Yates Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 40,545 students has grown by 12% over five years.
School District Name Fayette County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
72
6
Number of Students Managed 40,545 2,353
Fayette County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $395 MM $24 MM
Fayette County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $370 MM $23 MM
Fayette County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,951 $10,129
Fayette County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,256 $9,906
Fayette County School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Bryan Station High School (1.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Crawford Middle School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Deep Springs Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Lexington Deep Springs Elementary School
    1919 Brynell Dr
    Lexington , KY , 40505
    (859)381-3069
    0.9  mi  |  549  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Lexington Northern Elementary School
    340 Rookwood Ext'd
    Lexington , KY , 40505
    (859)381-3541
    1  mi  |  519  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Lexington Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Dixie Elementary Magnet School
    Magnet School
    1940 Eastland Parkway
    Lexington , KY , 40505
    (859)381-3116
    Magnet School
    1  mi  |  628  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Lexington Crawford Middle School
    1813 Charleston Dr
    Lexington , KY , 40505
    (859)381-3370
    1.2  mi  |  419  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Lexington Bryan Station High School
    201 Eastin Rd
    Lexington , KY , 40505
    (859)381-3308
    1.2  mi  |  1865  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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