Farnsley Middle School

  • Farnsley Middle School serves 1,063 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 47% (which is equal to the Kentucky state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 59% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Farnsley Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 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 Placements

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

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 declined by 10% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,063 students
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Total Classroom Teachers51 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Farnsley Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,246 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (KY)
Overall Testing Rank#488 out of 1246 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:116:1
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
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n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score0.620.40
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Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJefferson County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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