9207 Us Hwy 68 E
Benton, KY 42025
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Jonathan Elementary School serves 229 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Jonathan 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 15-19% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 30%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 42%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Kentucky state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 25% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 229 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 8%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in KY
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

School Overview

Jonathan Elementary School's student population of 229 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
229 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
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School Rankings

Jonathan 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 Jonathan Elementary School is 0.15, which is less 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
#970 out of 1263 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
15-19%
30%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
30-34%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
15:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
6%
8%
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Black
n/a
11%
White
92%
75%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.15
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Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
3%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

15-19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 30% KY state average), while 30-34% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% KY state average).

How many students attend Jonathan Elementary School?

229 students attend Jonathan Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

92% of Jonathan Elementary School students are White, 6% of students are Hispanic, and 2% of students are Two or more races.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Jonathan Elementary School?

Jonathan Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 15:1.

What grades does Jonathan Elementary School offer ?

Jonathan Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).

What school district is Jonathan Elementary School part of?

Jonathan Elementary School is part of Marshall County School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 229 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 8%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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