Argillite Elementary School

4157 State Route 1,

Argillite, KY, 41121-9614

Tel: (606)473-7213
Grades: PK-5

322 students

Argillite Elementary School serves 322 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the KY average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is less than the state average of 19%.
Argillite Elementary School operates within the Greenup County School District.

Overview

The student population of 322 students has grown by 17% over five years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 322 students
Argillite Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 55% Male / 45%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 15 teachers
Argillite Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Argillite Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.04 is less than the state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (KY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1 16:1
Argillite Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
n/a
4%
Argillite Elementary School Hispanic (2008-2012)
Black
n/a
11%
Argillite Elementary School Black (1990-2012)
White
98%
81%
Argillite Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Argillite Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Argillite 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.
0.04 0.57
Argillite Elementary School Diversity Score (1990-2012)
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%
Argillite 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%
Argillite Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,232 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Greenup County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
6
Number of Students Managed 3,232 2,473
Greenup County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $30 MM n/a
Greenup County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $29 MM n/a
Greenup County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,446 $0
Greenup County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,273 $0
Greenup 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 Raceland-worthington High School (6.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Wurtland Middle School (5.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Wurtland Elementary School (4.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Wurtland Wurtland Elementary School
    611 East St
    Wurtland , KY , 41144
    (606)836-6987
    4.9  mi  |  302  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Wurtland Wurtland Middle School
    700 Center Ave
    Wurtland , KY , 41144
    (606)836-0025
    5.1  mi  |  317  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Raceland Campbell Elementary School
    550 Ram Blvd
    Raceland , KY , 41169
    (606)836-3844
    6.2  mi  |  343  students  |  Gr.  PK-3
  • Raceland Raceland-worthington High School
    500 Ram Blvd
    Raceland , KY , 41169
    (606)836-8221
    6.2  mi  |  473  students  |  Gr.  7-12
  • Flatwoods Russell-mcdowell Intermediate School
    1900 Long St
    Flatwoods , KY , 41139
    (606)836-8186
    6.7  mi  |  337  students  |  Gr.  4-5

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Greenup County, KY public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.07, which is lower than the Kentucky average of 0.57. The most diverse school district in Greenup County is Greenup County School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Kentucky or national school diversity statistics.