Jesse D Lay Elementary School
Jesse D Lay Elementary School serves 329 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Jesse D Lay 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 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Kentucky state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 23% (majority Black).
Jesse D Lay Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kentucky for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Jesse D Lay Elementary School's student population of 329 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Jesse D Lay 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 Jesse D Lay Elementary School is 0.06, 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
State Level (KY)
Overall Testing Rank
#363 out of 1263 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
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education
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