Nichols Elementary School

  • Nichols Elementary School serves 140 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is approximately equal to the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Nichols 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 24%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Nichols Elementary School's student population of 140 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 10 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students140 students
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Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Nichols Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Nichols Elementary School is 0.19, 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#360 out of 1246 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Nichols 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)55-59%
56%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Nichols 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 Ratio14:116:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Nichols Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hispanic
8%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Nichols 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 Nichols Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
White
90%
76%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Nichols 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
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Nichols Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KY.
Diversity Score0.190.40
This chart display the diversity score of Nichols 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
60%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Nichols 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 NameBullitt County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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