Hawthorne Elementary School

2301 Clarendon Ave
Louisville, KY 40205
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Hawthorne Elementary School serves 428 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Hawthorne Elementary 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 20%) 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 50-54% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 42%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Kentucky state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 26% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 428 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 55%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in KY
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Hawthorne Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kentucky for:

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School Overview

Hawthorne Elementary School's student population of 428 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
428 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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School Rankings

Hawthorne Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 Hawthorne Elementary School is 0.70, which is more 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
This School
State Level (KY)
Overall Testing Rank
#549 out of 1230 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
30%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
26%
8%
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Black
18%
11%
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White
45%
74%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
54%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
3%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Hawthorne Elementary School's ranking?
Hawthorne Elementary School is ranked #549 out of 1,230 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Kentucky.
What schools are Hawthorne Elementary School often compared to?
Hawthorne Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Bloom Elementary School by visitors of our site.
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 50-54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% KY state average).
How many students attend Hawthorne Elementary School?
428 students attend Hawthorne Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
45% of Hawthorne Elementary School students are White, 26% of students are Hispanic, 18% of students are Black, 8% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Hawthorne Elementary School?
Hawthorne Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is equal to the Kentucky state average of 15:1.
What grades does Hawthorne Elementary School offer ?
Hawthorne Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Hawthorne Elementary School part of?
Hawthorne Elementary School is part of Jefferson County School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 428 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 55%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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