Dorton Elementary School

217 Dorton Jenkins Highway
Dorton, KY 41520
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Dorton Elementary School serves 260 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Dorton 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 15-19% (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 35-39% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 42%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Kentucky state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 26% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 260 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 2%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in KY
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

School Overview

Dorton Elementary School's student population of 260 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
260 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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School Rankings

Dorton 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 Dorton Elementary School is 0.04, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (KY)
Overall Testing Rank
#853 out of 1230 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
30%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
n/a
8%
Black
n/a
11%
White
98%
74%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.04
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Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
54%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Dorton Elementary School's ranking?
Dorton Elementary School is ranked #853 out of 1,230 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Kentucky.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
15-19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 30% KY state average), while 35-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% KY state average).
How many students attend Dorton Elementary School?
260 students attend Dorton Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
98% of Dorton Elementary School students are White, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Dorton Elementary School?
Dorton Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 15:1.
What grades does Dorton Elementary School offer ?
Dorton Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Dorton Elementary School part of?
Dorton Elementary School is part of Pike County School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 260 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 2%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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