Junction City Elementary School

  • Junction City Elementary School serves 369 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 80-84% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Junction City Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 23% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Junction City Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Kentucky for:

School Overview

  • Junction City Elementary School's student population of 369 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2020)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students369 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Junction City Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,246 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Junction City Elementary School is 0.19, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (KY)
Overall Testing Rank#23 out of 1246 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-84%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:116:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
4%
7%
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Black
1%
10%
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White
90%
77%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score0.190.40
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Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBoyle County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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