Dawson Springs Elementary School

  • Dawson Springs Elementary School serves 355 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Dawson Springs 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 23% (majority Black).

School Overview

  • Dawson Springs Elementary School's student population of 355 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students355 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Dawson Springs Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Dawson Springs Elementary School is 0.13, 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#1078 out of 1246 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
2%
7%
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Black
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10%
White
93%
77%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Dawson Springs Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KY.
Diversity Score0.130.40
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Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDawson Springs Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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