Dunn Elementary School
Dunn Elementary School serves 527 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Dunn Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 61% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 69% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 23% (majority Black and Hispanic).
Dunn Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kentucky for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Dunn Elementary School's student population of 527 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Dunn Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,263 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Dunn Elementary School is 0.53, which is more 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 Data
State Level (KY)
Overall Testing Rank
#149 out of 1263 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education
It's a great school. Our children have loved growing here and the teachers have fostered an environment where they can learn and grow.
On the surface, the school is a model of program successes; however, once one digs a little deeper, cracks appear that are more indicative of a school in crisis rather than a model school of achievement. If one's child happens to fall into that upper tier of test takers or lower end of academic goal setting but excels at athletics, then all is well and the Bell Curve is satisfied; however, once a child falls outside this well-prescribed boundary, the child is lucky to receive the time of day let alone the tools necessary to overcome a serious learning disability like ADD/ADHD despite the school's knowledge of the diagnosis. In their words, they were waiting for him to fail before they became involved if the parents didn't specifically request a school intervention. Didn't notice that in that school mission. As a result of the school's purposeful foot-dragging, it took nearly 3 full school years before our child got the help he needed. And this is one of the best the school system has to offer? I shudder to think what the kids at the other end of the spectrum receive.
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