Bush Elementary School

  • Bush Elementary School serves 516 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 85% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 49%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 88% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Bush Elementary School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 22%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Bush Elementary School's student population of 516 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2015)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students516 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bush Elementary School is ranked within the top 1% of all 1,251 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bush Elementary School is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.25. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KY)
Overall School Rankn/a
22%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
85%
49%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
88%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
2%
6%
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Black
n/a
11%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Bush Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
White
95%
78%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Bush Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Bush Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KY.
Diversity Score0.100.25
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
54%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Bush Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLaurel County School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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