Cairo Elementary School

  • Cairo Elementary School serves 306 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (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 55-59% (which is approximately equal to the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Cairo Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 23% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Cairo Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Kentucky for:

School Overview

  • Cairo Elementary School's student population of 306 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students306 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Cairo Elementary 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 diversity score of Cairo Elementary School is 0.25, 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 Testing Rank#287 out of 1246 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
2%
Hispanic
2%
7%
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Black
2%
10%
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White
86%
77%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
4%
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Diversity Score0.250.40
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Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHenderson County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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