Boston School

  • Boston School serves 326 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 64% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Boston 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 24%.

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School Overview

  • Boston School's student population of 326 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has grown by 21% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students326 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Boston School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,246 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Boston School is 0.12, which is less 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 School Rank#289 out of 1246 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
4%
7%
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Black
1%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Boston School and the percentage of Black public school students in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
94%
76%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Boston School and the percentage of White public school students in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Boston School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KY.
Diversity Score0.120.40
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
55%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Boston 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
8%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Boston School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNelson County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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