3701 East Wheatmore Drive
Louisville, KY 40215
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Jacob Elementary School serves 625 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Jacob 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 17% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 27% (which is lower than 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 73% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 23% (majority Black).

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

School Overview

Jacob Elementary School's student population of 625 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
625 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
36 teachers
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School Rankings

Jacob Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 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 Jacob Elementary School is 0.58, 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 Data
This School
State Level (KY)
Overall Testing Rank
#1208 out of 1263 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
16:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
4%
7%
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Black
59%
10%
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White
27%
77%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
90%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 625 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 73%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in KY
  • Math Proficiency
    : 17% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.58 (Top 20%)

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