Lowe Elementary School

  • Lowe Elementary School serves 596 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 74% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 74% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 23%.

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School Overview

  • Lowe Elementary School's student population of 596 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students596 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lowe Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lowe Elementary School is 0.67, which is more 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#40 out of 1,251 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1
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Asian
24%
2%
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Hispanic
7%
6%
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Black
15%
11%
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White
50%
77%
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Lowe Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KY.
Diversity Score0.670.39
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Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
54%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Lowe Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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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