Nichols Elementary School

10665 Hwy 44 W
West Point, KY 40177
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Nichols Elementary School serves 110 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Nichols 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 11-19% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 30%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-39% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 42%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Kentucky state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 26% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 110 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in KY
  • Math Proficiency
    : 11-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Nichols Elementary School's student population of 110 students has declined by 20% over five school years.
The teacher population of 11 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
110 students
This chart display total students of Nichols Elementary School by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Gender %
This chart display gender of Nichols Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers
11 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Nichols Elementary School by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Students by Grade
This chart display the students of Nichols Elementary School by grade.

School Rankings

Nichols Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,230 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Nichols Elementary School is 0.27, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (KY)
Overall Testing Rank
#964 out of 1230 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Nichols Elementary School, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
11-19%
30%
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 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-39%
42%
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 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
15:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Nichols Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Kentucky by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
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
7%
8%
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 2021-22 school year data.
Black
2%
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 2021-22 school year data.
White
85%
74%
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 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Nichols Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
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 Score
0.27
This chart display the diversity score of Nichols Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Kentucky by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Nichols Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
3%
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 2021-22 school year data.
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Nichols Elementary School's ranking?
Nichols Elementary School is ranked #964 out of 1,230 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Kentucky.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
11-19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 30% KY state average), while 30-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% KY state average).
How many students attend Nichols Elementary School?
110 students attend Nichols Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
85% of Nichols Elementary School students are White, 7% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Nichols Elementary School?
Nichols Elementary School has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 15:1.
What grades does Nichols Elementary School offer ?
Nichols Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Nichols Elementary School part of?
Nichols Elementary School is part of Bullitt County School District.

School Reviews

Review Nichols Elementary School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
Rate this school:

Recent Articles

Should My Child Enroll in Honors Or General Courses?
Should My Child Enroll in Honors Or General Courses?
Honors or general courses? Find out which type is best for your child's learning environment and GPA.
Education Investment Unveiled: Which State Leads the Nation in Public School Funding?
Education Investment Unveiled: Which State Leads the Nation in Public School Funding?
Discover which state allocates the highest funding per student in public schools. Dive into US Census Data to unveil the most financially supportive state and explore if increased spending translates to enhanced student learning outcomes.
Public Schools in a Minute
Public Schools in a Minute
Explore the diverse world of public schools in a minute! Our brief overview provides a snapshot of the educational landscape, school districts, curriculum, and more. Get a quick glance at the big picture of K-12 education.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 110 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 11-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Quick Links