Bardstown Elementary School

420 N 5th St
Bardstown, KY 40004
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Bardstown Elementary School serves 560 students in grades 3-5.
Bardstown Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2020-21 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 13:1 is lower than the Kentucky state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 26% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 3-5
  • Enrollment: 560 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 34%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in KY
  • Math Proficiency
    : 38% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 47% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Bardstown Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kentucky for:

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Bardstown Elementary School's student population of 560 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 3-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
560 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
42 teachers
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School Rankings

Bardstown Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,230 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Bardstown Elementary School is 0.53, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (KY)
Overall Testing Rank
#298 out of 1230 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
30%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
15:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
8%
8%
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Black
12%
11%
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White
66%
74%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
13%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
54%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
3%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Bardstown Elementary School's ranking?
Bardstown Elementary School is ranked #298 out of 1,230 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Kentucky.
What schools are Bardstown Elementary School often compared to?
Bardstown Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Bloomfield Elementary School, Foster Heights Elementary School, Coxs Creek Elementary School by visitors of our site.
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?
560 students attend Bardstown Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
66% of Bardstown Elementary School students are White, 13% of students are Two or more races, 12% 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 13:1, which is lower than 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 (2024)

  • Grades: 3-5
  • Enrollment: 560 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 34%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 38% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 47% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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