Girdler Elementary School serves 294 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Girdler 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 15-19% (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 35-39% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 42%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Kentucky state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 1% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 26% (majority Black).
- Grades: Prekindergarten-6
- Enrollment: 294 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
- Minority Enrollment: 1%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in KY
- Math Proficiency: 15-19% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 35-39% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education
Girdler Elementary School's student population of 294 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
(offers virtual instruction)
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Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Girdler 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 Girdler Elementary School is 0.02, which is less 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
State Level (KY)
Overall Testing Rank
#853 out of 1230 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Girdler Elementary School's ranking?
Girdler Elementary School is ranked #853 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?
15-19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 30% KY state average), while 35-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% KY state average).
How many students attend Girdler Elementary School?
294 students attend Girdler Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
99% of Girdler Elementary School students are White, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Girdler Elementary School?
Girdler Elementary School has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 15:1.
What grades does Girdler Elementary School offer ?
Girdler Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Girdler Elementary School part of?
Girdler Elementary School is part of Knox County School District.
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