Crab Orchard Elementary School

  • Crab Orchard Elementary School serves 282 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Crab Orchard Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 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 Hispanic), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 24%.

School Overview

  • Crab Orchard Elementary School's student population of 282 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students282 students
This chart display total students of Crab Orchard Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of Crab Orchard Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Crab Orchard Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Crab Orchard Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Crab Orchard Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,258 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Crab Orchard Elementary School is 0.10, 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 (16-17)#990 out of 1258 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Crab Orchard Elementary School, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Crab Orchard Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
56%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Crab Orchard Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Kentucky by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Crab Orchard Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Kentucky by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Asian
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Crab Orchard Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Hispanic
5%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Crab Orchard Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
n/a
11%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Crab Orchard Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
95%
76%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Crab Orchard Elementary 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
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Crab Orchard Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Crab Orchard Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KY.
Diversity Score0.100.40
This chart display the diversity score of Crab Orchard Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Kentucky by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
80%
55%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Crab Orchard Elementary 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
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Crab Orchard Elementary 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 NameLincoln County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

Show me:

School Reviews

Review Crab Orchard Elementary School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
Growing cases of contaminated tap water at public schools around the country are raising more than eyebrows. Learn about whether or not public schools' tap water is safe to drink.
For far too long the American public school system has failed to address “out-of-school” factors like poverty and their impact on what happens in the classroom. As the nation continues to become increasingly diverse, many schools are adopting comprehensive approaches to education that account for the unique needs of students so that each child is prepared for their future and not just for a year-end test.
Schools all over the country have closed their doors to slow the spread of COVID-19, forcing educators and parents to switch to online learning strategies. Read on to learn where to start with homeschooling and for helpful resources for learning at home.