Kenton Elementary School

11246 Madison Pk
Independence, KY 41051
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Kenton Elementary School serves 629 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Kenton Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 64% (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 66% (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 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 23% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Kenton Elementary School's student population of 629 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
629 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
35 teachers
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School Rankings

Kenton 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 Kenton Elementary School is 0.15, 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 Data
This School
State Level (KY)
Overall Testing Rank
#171 out of 1263 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
16:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
2%
7%
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Black
1%
10%
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White
92%
77%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.15
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Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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i think kenton elementary is the best school i have ever went to
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I think kenton elementary is one of the best elementary schools in kenton county. ' Most of the teachers ar nice but do teach alot thats why I love going to kenton elementary BUT I only have one more year there so went I leave kenton elementary... I will visit that only elementary school I went & kenton is just that one place that I will remember went I have kids in if kenton is still runing , Then I will have very own kids be in kenton elementary & I will tell them that kenton was at great school....................I LOVE YOU KENTON ELEMENTARY I REALLY DO LOVE KENTONLOVE YOUR FORMER STUDENT RICKIPS: I STILL LOVE KENTON ELEMENTARY
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 629 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 8%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in KY
  • Math Proficiency
    : 64% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 66% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.15 (Btm 50%)

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