Estes Elementary School

1675 Leitchfield Rd
Owensboro, KY 42303
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Estes Elementary School serves 478 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Estes 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 20% (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 27% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 42%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Kentucky state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 26% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 478 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 47%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in KY
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Estes Elementary School's student population of 478 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
478 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
38 teachers
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School Rankings

Estes 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 Estes Elementary School is 0.65, which is more 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
#975 out of 1230 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
30%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
15:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
21%
8%
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Black
10%
11%
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White
53%
74%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
16%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
54%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
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 Estes Elementary School's ranking?
Estes Elementary School is ranked #975 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?
20% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 30% KY state average), while 27% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% KY state average).
How many students attend Estes Elementary School?
478 students attend Estes Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
53% of Estes Elementary School students are White, 21% of students are Hispanic, 16% of students are Two or more races, and 10% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Estes Elementary School?
Estes Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 15:1.
What grades does Estes Elementary School offer ?
Estes Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Estes Elementary School part of?
Estes Elementary School is part of Owensboro Independent School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 478 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 47%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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