2 Pirate Pkwy
Berea, KY 40403
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Berea Community Elementary School serves 490 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Berea Community 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 30%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower 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 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 25% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 490 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in KY
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

School Overview

Berea Community Elementary School's student population of 490 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
490 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
37 teachers
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School Rankings

Berea Community 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 Berea Community Elementary School is 0.27, which is less 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
#862 out of 1263 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
15-19%
30%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
25-29%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
6%
8%
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Black
4%
11%
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White
85%
75%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KY.
Diversity Score
0.27
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Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Berea Community Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
4%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Berea Community Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Berea Community Elementary School often compared to?

Berea Community Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Shannon Johnson Elementary School by visitors of our site.

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

15-19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 30% KY state average), while 25-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% KY state average).

How many students attend Berea Community Elementary School?

490 students attend Berea Community Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

85% of Berea Community Elementary School students are White, 6% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 4% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Berea Community Elementary School?

Berea Community Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 15:1.

What grades does Berea Community Elementary School offer ?

Berea Community Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).

What school district is Berea Community Elementary School part of?

Berea Community Elementary School is part of Berea Independent School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 490 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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