130 Wallace Ave
Leitchfield, KY 42754
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
H W Wilkey Elementary School serves 525 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
H W Wilkey Elementary 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 56% (which is equal to the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 23% (majority Black).

School Overview

H W Wilkey Elementary School's student population of 525 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
525 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
31 teachers
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School Rankings

H W Wilkey Elementary 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 H W Wilkey Elementary School is 0.14, 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 Data
This School
State Level (KY)
Overall Testing Rank
#488 out of 1263 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
16:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
3%
7%
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Black
1%
10%
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White
93%
77%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.14
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Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

School Reviews

3  
Nearly all of the teachers are really nice, but compared to other schools ''ve been to, most of the things they teach are 2 or 3 grades behind what should be taught at that age.
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 525 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 7%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in KY
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 56% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.14 (Btm 50%)

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