North Drive Middle School (Closed 2016)
North Drive Middle School served 423 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 20% (which was lower than the Kentucky state average of 45%) for the 2014-15 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 27% (which was lower than the Kentucky state average of 55%) for the 2014-15 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 was higher than the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment was 36% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the Kentucky state average of 23% (majority Black).
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
State Level (KY)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)(14-15)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)(14-15)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education
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