Beaver Creek Elementary School

8000 Hwy 7 South,

Topmost, KY, 41862-9610

Tel: (606)447-2833
Grades: KG-8

278 students

Beaver Creek Elementary School serves 278 students in grades KG-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the KY average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 1% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is less than the state average of 19%.
Beaver Creek Elementary School operates within the Knott County School District.

Overview

The student population of 278 students has grown by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-8
Total Students 278 students
Beaver Creek Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 20 teachers
Beaver Creek Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Beaver Creek 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 0.02 is less 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
Beaver Creek Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
n/a
4%
Black
n/a
11%
White
99%
81%
Beaver Creek Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Beaver Creek Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Beaver Creek 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.
0.02 0.33
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.
71%
46%
Beaver Creek 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%
Beaver Creek Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,008 students has grown by 19% over five years.
School District Name Knott County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
6
Number of Students Managed 3,008 2,354
Knott County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $29 MM $24 MM
Knott County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $26 MM $23 MM
Knott County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,597 $10,129
Knott County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,161 $9,906
Knott 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 South Floyd High School (5.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is South Floyd Middle School (5.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is W.d. Osborne Elementary School (4.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Bevinsville W.d. Osborne Elementary School
    23 Osborne Br.
    Bevinsville , KY , 41606
    (606)452-2131
    4.8  mi  |  305  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Hi Hat South Floyd Middle School
    299 Mt Raider Dr
    Hi Hat , KY , 41636
    (606)452-9607
    5.1  mi  |  223  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Hi Hat South Floyd High School
    299 Mt Raider Dr
    Hi Hat , KY , 41636
    (606)452-9600
    5.1  mi  |  320  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Mousie Jones Fork Elementary School
    9795 Hwy 550 East
    Mousie , KY , 41839
    (606)946-2132
    7.1  mi  |  160  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Hindman Knott County Area Technology Center
    Vocational School
    1996 Hwy 160 South
    Hindman , KY , 41822
    (606)785-5350
    Vocational School
    8.5  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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