Lassiter Middle School

  • Lassiter Middle School serves 887 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 27% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 39% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 23%.

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School Overview

  • Lassiter Middle School's student population of 887 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 56 teachers has grown by 19% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students887 students
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Total Classroom Teachers56 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lassiter Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lassiter Middle School is 0.67, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.25. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KY)
Overall School Rank#1168 out of 1,251 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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Asian
4%
2%
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Hispanic
19%
6%
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Black
27%
11%
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White
48%
77%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Lassiter Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KY.
Diversity Score0.670.25
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Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
54%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJefferson County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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