1675 Leitchfield Rd
Owensboro, KY 42303
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Estes Elementary School serves 470 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 28% (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 38% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 23% (majority Black and Hispanic).

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 470 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students
470 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
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School Rankings

Estes 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 Estes Elementary School is 0.62, 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
This School
State Level (KY)
Overall Testing Rank
#1068 out of 1263 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
26%
7%
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Black
10%
10%
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White
55%
77%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.62
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Eligible for Free Lunch
86%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Students: 470 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 45%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in KY
  • Math Proficiency
    : 28% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 38% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.62 (Top 20%)

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