375 Glen Lily Road
Bowling Green, KY 42101
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Dishman Mcginnis Elementary School serves 324 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Dishman Mcginnis 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 24% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 30%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 42%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Kentucky state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 25% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 324 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 77%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in KY
  • Math Proficiency
    : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Dishman Mcginnis Elementary School's student population of 324 students has declined by 31% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
324 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
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School Rankings

Dishman Mcginnis Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 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 Dishman Mcginnis Elementary School is 0.70, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (KY)
Overall Testing Rank
#936 out of 1230 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
30%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
15:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
5%
2%
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Hispanic
43%
8%
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Black
25%
11%
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White
23%
75%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
85%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
3%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Dishman Mcginnis Elementary School's ranking?

Dishman Mcginnis Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kentucky for: Most diverse schools (Top 5%), Largest percent of students eligible for free lunch (Top 5%) and Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 20%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 30% KY state average), while 20-24% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% KY state average).

How many students attend Dishman Mcginnis Elementary School?

324 students attend Dishman Mcginnis Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

43% of Dishman Mcginnis Elementary School students are Hispanic, 25% of students are Black, 23% of students are White, 5% of students are Asian, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Dishman Mcginnis Elementary School?

Dishman Mcginnis Elementary School has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 15:1.

What grades does Dishman Mcginnis Elementary School offer ?

Dishman Mcginnis Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).

What school district is Dishman Mcginnis Elementary School part of?

Dishman Mcginnis Elementary School is part of Bowling Green Independent School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 324 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 77%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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