Farristown Middle School

  • Farristown Middle School serves 479 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 66% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Farristown Middle School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 24%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Farristown Middle School's student population of 479 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students479 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Farristown Middle School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,258 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Farristown Middle School is 0.12, which is less 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 School Rank (16-17)#207 out of 1258 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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Hispanic
4%
7%
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Black
n/a
11%
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White
94%
76%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.120.40
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Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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School District NameMadison County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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