Cardinal Valley Elementary School

Cardinal Valley Elementary School serves 616 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the KY average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 19%.
Cardinal Valley Elementary School operates within the Fayette County School District.

Overview

The student population of 616 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 616 students
Cardinal Valley Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 43 teachers
Cardinal Valley Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Cardinal Valley Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.46 is more than the state average of 0.33. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (KY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 16:1
Cardinal Valley Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
Cardinal Valley Elementary School Asian (1989-2004)
Hispanic
71%
4%
Cardinal Valley Elementary School Hispanic (1989-2012)
Black
9%
11%
Cardinal Valley Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
17%
81%
Cardinal Valley Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Cardinal Valley Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Cardinal Valley Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.46 0.33
Cardinal Valley 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.
81%
46%
Cardinal Valley 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.
3%
7%
Cardinal Valley 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 2,354
Fayette County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
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 Central Ky Technical College High School (1.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Lexington Day Treatment Center (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lexington Day Treatment Center (1.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Lexington Central Ky Technical College High School
    Vocational School
    308 Votech Rd
    Lexington , KY , 40511
    (859)246-2400
    Vocational School
    1.1  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Lexington Lexington Day Treatment Center
    Alternative School
    115 Cisco Rd
    Lexington , KY , 40504
    (859)381-4100
    Alternative School
    1.1  mi  |  35  students  |  Gr.  6-12
  • Lexington Leestown Middle School
    2010 Leestown Rd
    Lexington , KY , 40511
    (859)381-3181
    1.2  mi  |  565  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Lexington James Lane Allen Elementary School
    1901 Appomattox Rd
    Lexington , KY , 40504
    (859)381-3456
    1.3  mi  |  565  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Lexington Kentucky Technical - Central Campus High School
    Vocational School
    104 Votech Rd
    Lexington , KY , 40510
    (859)246-2400
    Vocational School
    1.4  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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