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
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 40 teachers
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 0.23. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (KY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 16:1
Hispanic
4%
4%
White
93%
81%
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 0.23
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%
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%

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
Ohio County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
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: 2013 (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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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • HartfordOhio County High School
    1400 South Main
    HartfordKY 42347
    (270)274-3366
    1.2 mi | 1133 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • HartfordOhio County Middle School
    1404 South Main
    HartfordKY 42347
    (270)274-7893
    1.3 mi | 585 students | Gr. 7-8                      
  • HartfordOhio County Area Technology Center
    Vocational School
    1406 South Main St
    HartfordKY 42347
    (270)274-9612
    Vocational School

    1.3 mi | n/a students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • Beaver DamBeaver Dam Elementary School
    183 Us Hwy 62 East
    Beaver DamKY 42320
    (270)274-4478
    2.9 mi | 645 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • CentertownWestern Elementary School
    4008 St Rte 85 East
    CentertownKY 42328
    (270)274-7643
    8.2 mi | 299 students | Gr. PK-6                      

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Did You Know?
Ohio 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 0.16, which is lower than the Kentucky average of 0.23. The most diverse school district in Ohio County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Kentucky or national school diversity statistics.