2100 Elrod Rd.
Bowling Green, KY 42104
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Jody Richards Elementary School serves 818 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Jody Richards Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55% (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 70% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Kentucky state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 25% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 818 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 31%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in KY
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70% (Top 10%)
  • 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 818 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has grown by 21% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
818 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
45 teachers
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School Rankings

Jody Richards Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Jody Richards Elementary School is 0.50, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (KY)
Overall Testing Rank
#217 out of 1263 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
15:1
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American Indian
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Asian
14%
2%
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Hispanic
8%
8%
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Black
4%
11%
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White
69%
75%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.50
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Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 818 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 31%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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