3277 Pepperhill Rd
Lexington, KY 40502
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Julius Marks Elementary School serves 709 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Julius Marks 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 39% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 44% (which is lower 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 54% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 23% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Julius Marks Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kentucky for:

Category
Attribute

School Overview

Julius Marks Elementary School's student population of 709 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
709 students
This chart display total students of Julius Marks Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender %
This chart display gender of Julius Marks Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers
45 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Julius Marks Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade
This chart display the students of Julius Marks Elementary School by grade.

School Rankings

Julius Marks 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 Julius Marks Elementary School is 0.69, which is more 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
This School
State Level (KY)
Overall Testing Rank
#912 out of 1263 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Julius Marks Elementary School, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Julius Marks Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
56%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Julius Marks Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Kentucky by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Julius Marks Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Kentucky by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Julius Marks Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
11%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Julius Marks Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
29%
10%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Julius Marks Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
46%
77%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Julius Marks Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
10%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Julius Marks Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Julius Marks Elementary School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KY.
Diversity Score
0.69
This chart display the diversity score of Julius Marks Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Kentucky by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
55%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Julius Marks Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Julius Marks Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

School Reviews

Review Julius Marks Elementary School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
Rate this school:

Nearby Homes for Sale

Recent Articles

Top 10 Challenges Facing Public School Teachers In 2017
Top 10 Challenges Facing Public School Teachers In 2017
There is no denying that being a public school teacher has its challenges, but some are more apparent than others. Keep reading to learn about the top ten challenges facing public school teachers this year.
What Are the Top 5 Trends in Elementary School Education?
What Are the Top 5 Trends in Elementary School Education?
Education is constantly growing, changing, and evolving. Keep reading to learn about five of the most current trends in elementary education.
Does Your High-Schooler Have Executive Functioning Issues?
Does Your High-Schooler Have Executive Functioning Issues?
If your child has trouble planning, organizing, and executing tasks it could be a condition called executive functioning disorder. Keep reading to learn more.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 709 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 54%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in KY
  • Math Proficiency
    : 39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 44% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.69 (Top 5%)

Quick Links