130 Wilson Creek Rd
Boston, KY 40107
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Boston School serves 359 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Boston School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 33% (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 48% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 42%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Kentucky state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 25% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 359 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 6%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in KY
  • Math Proficiency
    : 33% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 48% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

School Overview

Boston School's student population of 359 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
359 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
23 teachers
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School Rankings

Boston 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 Boston School is 0.12, 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
#337 out of 1230 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
30%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
15:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
3%
8%
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Black
n/a
11%
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White
94%
75%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.12
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Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
3%
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School District Name
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?

33% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 30% KY state average), while 48% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% KY state average).

How many students attend Boston School?

359 students attend Boston School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

94% of Boston School students are White, 3% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Boston School?

Boston School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 15:1.

What grades does Boston School offer ?

Boston School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-8 (offers virtual instruction).

What school district is Boston School part of?

Boston School is part of Nelson County School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 359 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 6%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 33% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 48% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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