Nicholas County Elementary School

  • Nicholas County Elementary School serves 621 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 31% (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 47% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Nicholas County 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 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 23% (majority Black).

School Overview

  • Nicholas County Elementary School's student population of 621 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students621 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Nicholas County Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Nicholas County Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Nicholas County 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 diversity score of Nicholas County Elementary School is 0.12, 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 Testing Rank#970 out of 1246 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Nicholas County Elementary School, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Nicholas County 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)
47%
56%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Nicholas County 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
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
4%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Nicholas County Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
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10%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Nicholas County Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
White
94%
77%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Nicholas County Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
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Two or more races
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Nicholas County Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Nicholas County Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KY.
Diversity Score0.120.40
This chart display the diversity score of Nicholas County 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
61%
55%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Nicholas County 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
7%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Nicholas County 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 NameNicholas County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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