2010 Leestown Rd
Lexington, KY 40511
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Leestown Middle School serves 867 students in grades 6-8.
Leestown Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 52% (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 60% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 23% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Leestown Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kentucky for:

School Overview

Leestown Middle School's student population of 867 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 61 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
867 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
61 teachers
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School Rankings

Leestown Middle School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Leestown Middle School is 0.71, 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
#377 out of 1263 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
16:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
34%
7%
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Black
23%
10%
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White
36%
77%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 867 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 64%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in KY
  • Math Proficiency
    : 52% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.71 (Top 5%)

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