Briarwood Elementary School

265 Lovers Ln
Bowling Green, KY 42103
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Briarwood Elementary School serves 711 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Briarwood Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 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 43% (which is higher 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 46% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 26% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 711 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 46%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in KY
  • Math Proficiency
    : 32% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 43% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Briarwood Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kentucky for:

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School Overview

Briarwood Elementary School's student population of 711 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
711 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
47 teachers
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School Rankings

Briarwood Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% 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 Briarwood Elementary School is 0.66, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (KY)
Overall Testing Rank
#421 out of 1230 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
30%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
17%
2%
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Hispanic
11%
8%
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Black
12%
11%
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White
54%
74%
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Hawaiian
2%
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.66
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Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
54%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Briarwood Elementary School's ranking?
Briarwood Elementary School is ranked #421 out of 1,230 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Kentucky.
What schools are Briarwood Elementary School often compared to?
Briarwood Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Jody Richards 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 43% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% KY state average).
How many students attend Briarwood Elementary School?
711 students attend Briarwood Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
54% of Briarwood Elementary School students are White, 17% of students are Asian, 12% of students are Black, 11% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Briarwood Elementary School?
Briarwood Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is equal to the Kentucky state average of 15:1.
What grades does Briarwood Elementary School offer ?
Briarwood Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Briarwood Elementary School part of?
Briarwood Elementary School is part of Warren County School District.

School Reviews

5   5/21/2012
Briarwood is the best school ever!!!!!!!! -Ricky Silver grade 5 heather ross teacher
- Posted by Student/Alumni - ricky

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 711 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 46%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 32% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 43% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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