Wayland Alexander Elementary School

Tel: (270)298-3462
Grades: PK-6

742 students

Wayland Alexander Elementary School serves 742 students in grades PK-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the KY average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 19%.
Wayland Alexander Elementary School operates within the Ohio County School District.

Overview

The student population of 742 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 742 students
Wayland Alexander Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 40 teachers
Wayland Alexander Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Wayland Alexander Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.13 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 19:1 16:1
Wayland Alexander Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
4%
4%
Wayland Alexander Elementary School Hispanic (2002-2012)
Black
n/a
11%
Wayland Alexander Elementary School Black (1988-2010)
White
93%
81%
Wayland Alexander Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Wayland Alexander Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Wayland Alexander 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.
0.13 0.57
Wayland Alexander 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.
55%
46%
Wayland Alexander 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.
7%
7%
Wayland Alexander Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,189 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Ohio County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
6
Number of Students Managed 4,189 2,353
Ohio County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $39 MM $24 MM
District Spending $48 MM $23 MM
Ohio County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,741 $10,129
Ohio County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,926 $9,906
Ohio 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 Ohio County High School (1.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Ohio County Middle School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Beaver Dam Elementary School (2.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Hartford Ohio County High School
    1400 South Main
    Hartford , KY , 42347
    (270)274-3366
    1.2  mi  |  1133  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Hartford Ohio County Middle School
    1404 South Main
    Hartford , KY , 42347
    (270)274-7893
    1.3  mi  |  585  students  |  Gr.  7-8
  • Hartford Ohio County Area Technology Center
    Vocational School
    1406 South Main St
    Hartford , KY , 42347
    (270)274-9612
    Vocational School
    1.3  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Beaver Dam Beaver Dam Elementary School
    183 Us Hwy 62 East
    Beaver Dam , KY , 42320
    (270)274-4478
    2.9  mi  |  645  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Centertown Western Elementary School
    4008 St Rte 85 East
    Centertown , KY , 42328
    (270)274-7643
    8.2  mi  |  299  students  |  Gr.  PK-6

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