1150 Bypass N
Lawrenceburg, KY 40342
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Emma B. Ward Elementary School serves 425 students in grades 1-5.
Emma B. Ward Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 52% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Kentucky state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 25% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 1-5
  • Enrollment: 425 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in KY
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 52% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

School Overview

Emma B. Ward Elementary School's student population of 425 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 1-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
425 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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School Rankings

Emma B. Ward Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Emma B. Ward Elementary School is 0.17, which is less 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
#681 out of 1263 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
56%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Emma B. Ward 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 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
2%
8%
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Black
2%
11%
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White
91%
75%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.17
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Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
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 schools are Emma B. Ward Elementary School often compared to?

Emma B. Ward Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Robert B. Turner Elementary School by visitors of our site.

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

45% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% KY state average), while 52% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 56% KY state average).

How many students attend Emma B. Ward Elementary School?

425 students attend Emma B. Ward Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

91% of Emma B. Ward Elementary School students are White, 4% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Black, 2% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Asian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Emma B. Ward Elementary School?

Emma B. Ward Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is equal to the Kentucky state average of 15:1.

What grades does Emma B. Ward Elementary School offer ?

Emma B. Ward Elementary School offers enrollment in grades 1-5 (offers virtual instruction).

What school district is Emma B. Ward Elementary School part of?

Emma B. Ward Elementary School is part of Anderson County School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 1-5
  • Enrollment: 425 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 52% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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