420 N 5th St
Bardstown, KY 40004
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Bardstown Elementary School serves 559 students in grades 3-5.
Bardstown Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 38% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 30%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 47% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 42%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Kentucky state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 25% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 3-5
  • Enrollment: 559 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 31%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in KY
  • Math Proficiency
    : 38% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 47% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

School Overview

Bardstown Elementary School's student population of 559 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 3-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
559 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
37 teachers
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School Rankings

Bardstown Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,263 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Bardstown Elementary School is 0.50, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (KY)
Overall Testing Rank
#717 out of 1263 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
38%
30%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
47%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Bardstown Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Kentucky by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
8%
8%
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Black
10%
11%
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White
69%
75%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
12%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.50
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
3%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

38% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 30% KY state average), while 47% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% KY state average).

How many students attend Bardstown Elementary School?

559 students attend Bardstown Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

69% of Bardstown Elementary School students are White, 12% of students are Two or more races, 10% of students are Black, 8% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Asian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Bardstown Elementary School?

Bardstown Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is equal to the Kentucky state average of 15:1.

What grades does Bardstown Elementary School offer ?

Bardstown Elementary School offers enrollment in grades 3-5 (offers virtual instruction).

What school district is Bardstown Elementary School part of?

Bardstown Elementary School is part of Bardstown Independent School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 3-5
  • Enrollment: 559 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 31%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 38% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 47% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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