279 Ball Park Rd
Harlan, KY 40831
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
James A. Cawood Elementary School serves 394 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
James A. Cawood Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 48% (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 72% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 23% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

James A. Cawood Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kentucky for:

School Overview

James A. Cawood Elementary School's student population of 394 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
394 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
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School Rankings

James A. Cawood Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 James A. Cawood Elementary 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 Data
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State Level (KY)
Overall Testing Rank
#305 out of 1263 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
3%
7%
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Black
3%
10%
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White
94%
77%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score
0.12
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Eligible for Free Lunch
84%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 394 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 6%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in KY
  • Math Proficiency
    : 48% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 72% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.12 (Btm 50%)

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