Emma B. Ward Elementary School

1150 Bypass N
Lawrenceburg, KY 40342
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Emma B. Ward Elementary School serves 459 students in grades 1-5.
Emma B. Ward Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 30%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 43% (which is higher 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 11% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 26% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 1-5
  • Enrollment: 459 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 11%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in KY
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 43% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Emma B. Ward Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kentucky for:

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Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Emma B. Ward Elementary School's student population of 459 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 1-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
459 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
32 teachers
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School Rankings

Emma B. Ward Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Emma B. Ward Elementary School is 0.21, 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
#355 out of 1230 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
30%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
15:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
3%
8%
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Black
3%
11%
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White
89%
74%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.21
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Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
54%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
3%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Emma B. Ward Elementary School's ranking?
Emma B. Ward Elementary School is ranked #355 out of 1,230 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Kentucky.
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, Saffell Street Elementary School, Ezra Sparrow Early Childhood Center by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
40% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 30% KY state average), while 43% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% KY state average).
How many students attend Emma B. Ward Elementary School?
459 students attend Emma B. Ward Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
89% of Emma B. Ward Elementary School students are White, 4% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Black, 3% 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 14:1, which is lower than 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 (2024)

  • Grades: 1-5
  • Enrollment: 459 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 11%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 43% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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