2005 Us Hwy 431 S
Beechmont, KY 42323
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Muhlenberg South Elementary School serves 531 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Muhlenberg South Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50% (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 56% (which is equal to the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Kentucky state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 25% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 531 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 6%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in KY
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 56% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

School Overview

Muhlenberg South Elementary School's student population of 531 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
531 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
32 teachers
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School Rankings

Muhlenberg South Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% 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 Muhlenberg South Elementary School is 0.12, 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
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State Level (KY)
Overall Testing Rank
#488 out of 1263 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
56%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Muhlenberg South 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
17:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
2%
8%
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Black
1%
11%
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White
94%
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
0.12
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Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Muhlenberg South Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
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?

50% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% KY state average), while 56% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 56% KY state average).

How many students attend Muhlenberg South Elementary School?

531 students attend Muhlenberg South Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

94% of Muhlenberg South Elementary School students are White, 3% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Muhlenberg South Elementary School?

Muhlenberg South Elementary School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 15:1.

What grades does Muhlenberg South Elementary School offer ?

Muhlenberg South Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).

What school district is Muhlenberg South Elementary School part of?

Muhlenberg South Elementary School is part of Muhlenberg County School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 531 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 6%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 56% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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