6601 Indian Mound Dr
Mount Sterling, KY 40353
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Mount Sterling Elementary School serves 432 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Mount Sterling Elementary 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 15:1 is equal to the Kentucky state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 25% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 432 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in KY
  • Math Proficiency
    : 52% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

School Overview

Mount Sterling Elementary School's student population of 432 students has declined by 30% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 28% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
432 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
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School Rankings

Mount Sterling Elementary 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 Mount Sterling Elementary School is 0.28, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 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%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mount Sterling 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 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
12%
8%
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Black
1%
11%
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White
84%
75%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.28
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Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
3%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

52% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% KY state average), while 60% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 56% KY state average).

How many students attend Mount Sterling Elementary School?

432 students attend Mount Sterling Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

84% of Mount Sterling Elementary School students are White, 12% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Mount Sterling Elementary School?

Mount Sterling Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is equal to the Kentucky state average of 15:1.

What grades does Mount Sterling Elementary School offer ?

Mount Sterling Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).

What school district is Mount Sterling Elementary School part of?

Mount Sterling Elementary School is part of Montgomery County School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 432 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 52% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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