Knight Middle School

  • Knight Middle School serves 415 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 12% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 34% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Knight Middle 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 23% (majority Black and Hispanic).

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School Overview

  • Knight Middle School's student population of 415 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students415 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Knight Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Knight Middle School is 0.63, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (KY)
Overall Testing Rank#1181 out of 1246 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
12%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
15%
7%
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Black
27%
10%
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White
53%
77%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.630.40
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Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJefferson County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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  3.50 out of 5  (4 reviews)
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GREAT school I love it Here. I Am a current student and it is great already.
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I think this school has the potential but, doesn't kinda show it to the district how they can be that school who has that sympathy in them and also I really like there football and basketball team alot'?
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I am giving Knight Middle another chance. I would the school a 5. However. I think the teachers can definitely changellen our children with more homework and college readiness. I think the school focus on negative behavior more the comperhensive academics especially with Afirican Ameican boys.
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i think tt kinght is a good school though it could have a couple morechanges but the scholl its self is a good schoo
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