Bend Gate Elementary School

  • Bend Gate Elementary School serves 491 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 42% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 51% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Bend Gate Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 23% (majority Black).

School Overview

  • Bend Gate Elementary School's student population of 491 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 18% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students491 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Bend Gate Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bend Gate Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,246 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Bend Gate Elementary School is 0.50, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KY)
Overall Testing Rank#754 out of 1246 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
5%
7%
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Black
15%
10%
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White
69%
77%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Bend Gate Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KY.
Diversity Score0.500.40
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Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
55%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Bend Gate Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Bend Gate Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHenderson County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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