Louisville Metro Youth Center

  • Louisville Metro Youth Center serves 70 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is <50% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 49%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Louisville Metro Youth Center placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 23%.

School Overview

  • Louisville Metro Youth Center's student population of 70 students has grown by 84% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 5 teachers has grown by 400% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students70 students
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Total Classroom Teachers5 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Louisville Metro Youth Center is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,251 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The diversity score of Louisville Metro Youth Center is 0.26, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. 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#917 out of 1,251 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
49%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
1%
6%
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Black
85%
11%
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White
14%
77%
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Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score0.260.39
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Graduation Rate11-19%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
54%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
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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