Luhr Elementary School

  • Luhr Elementary School serves 498 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40% (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 50% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Luhr Elementary 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 16:1 is equal to the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 24%.

Top Placements

Luhr Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Kentucky for:

School Overview

  • Luhr Elementary School's student population of 498 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students498 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Luhr Elementary 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Luhr Elementary School is 0.72, 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 School Rank#800 out of 1246 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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American Indian
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Asian
8%
2%
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Hispanic
18%
7%
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Black
30%
11%
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White
40%
76%
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score0.720.40
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Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
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

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Luhr Elementary School is Marion C. Moore School (1.0 miles away)
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