Martha Jane Potter Elementary School

  • Martha Jane Potter Elementary School serves 410 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 42% (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 49% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Martha Jane Potter 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 2% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 24%.

School Overview

  • Martha Jane Potter Elementary School's student population of 410 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students410 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Martha Jane Potter 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 stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Martha Jane Potter Elementary School is 0.04, which is less 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#797 out of 1246 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Martha Jane Potter Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
56%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Martha Jane Potter Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Kentucky by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Martha Jane Potter Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Kentucky by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
2%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Martha Jane Potter Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
n/a
11%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Martha Jane Potter Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
White
98%
76%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Martha Jane Potter Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Martha Jane Potter Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Martha Jane Potter Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KY.
Diversity Score0.040.40
This chart display the diversity score of Martha Jane Potter Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Kentucky by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
55%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Martha Jane Potter Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Martha Jane Potter Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLetcher County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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