Jody Richards Elementary School

2100 Elrod Rd.
Bowling Green, KY 42104
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 30%
Serving 737 students in grades Prekindergarten-6, Jody Richards Elementary School ranks in the top 30% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 38% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 30%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 51% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 42%).
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Kentucky state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 26% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 737 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 33%
  • : Top 30% in KY
  • : 38% (Top 30%)
  • : 51% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Jody Richards Elementary School's student population of 737 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
737 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
38 teachers
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School Rankings

Jody Richards Elementary School ranks within the top 30% of all 1,230 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Jody Richards Elementary School is 0.52, 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)
#247 out of 1230 schools
(Top 30%)
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38%
30%
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51%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
15:1
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American Indian
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Asian
17%
2%
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Hispanic
7%
8%
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Black
5%
11%
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White
67%
74%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
54%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Jody Richards Elementary School's ranking?
Jody Richards Elementary School is ranked #247 out of 1,230 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Kentucky.
What schools are Jody Richards Elementary School often compared to?
Jody Richards Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Plano Elementary School, Rich Pond Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
38% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 30% KY state average), while 51% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% KY state average).
How many students attend Jody Richards Elementary School?
737 students attend Jody Richards Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
67% of Jody Richards Elementary School students are White, 17% of students are Asian, 7% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Black, and 4% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Jody Richards Elementary School?
Jody Richards Elementary School has a student ration of 19:1, which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 15:1.
What grades does Jody Richards Elementary School offer ?
Jody Richards Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Jody Richards Elementary School part of?
Jody Richards Elementary School is part of Warren County School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 737 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 33%
  • : Top 30%
  • : 38% (Top 30%)
  • : 51% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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