367 Bethlehem Road
Paris, KY 40361
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Bourbon Central Elementary School serves 508 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Bourbon Central Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 32% (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 27% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 42%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Kentucky state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 25% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 508 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 31%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in KY
  • Math Proficiency
    : 32% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

School Overview

Bourbon Central Elementary School's student population of 508 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
508 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
33 teachers
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School Rankings

Bourbon Central 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 Bourbon Central Elementary School is 0.49, which is more 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
#773 out of 1263 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
32%
30%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
27%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
19%
8%
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Black
5%
11%
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White
69%
75%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.49
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Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
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 schools are Bourbon Central Elementary School often compared to?

Bourbon Central Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Cane Ridge Elementary School by visitors of our site.

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

32% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 30% KY state average), while 27% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% KY state average).

How many students attend Bourbon Central Elementary School?

508 students attend Bourbon Central Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

69% of Bourbon Central Elementary School students are White, 19% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Two or more races, and 5% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Bourbon Central Elementary School?

Bourbon Central Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is equal to the Kentucky state average of 15:1.

What grades does Bourbon Central Elementary School offer ?

Bourbon Central Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).

What school district is Bourbon Central Elementary School part of?

Bourbon Central Elementary School is part of Bourbon County School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 508 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 31%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 32% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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