3400 Lees Lane
Louisville, KY 40216
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Farnsley Middle School serves 1,063 students in grades 6-8.
Farnsley Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 43% (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 58% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 23% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Farnsley Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kentucky for:

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School Overview

Farnsley Middle School's student population of 1,063 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 51 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
1,063 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
51 teachers
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School Rankings

Farnsley Middle School is ranked within the top 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 Farnsley Middle 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
#546 out of 1263 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
16:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
5%
2%
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Hispanic
6%
7%
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Black
32%
10%
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White
52%
77%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.62
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Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 1,063 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 48%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in KY
  • Math Proficiency
    : 43% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 58% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.62 (Top 20%)

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