Parker-bennett-curry School

  • Parker-bennett-curry School serves 318 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the KY average of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 22%.
  • Parker-bennett-curry School operates within the Bowling Green Independent School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 318 students has declined by 29% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 318 students
Parker-bennett-curry School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Parker-bennett-curry School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Parker-bennett-curry School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Parker-bennett-curry School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.70 is more than the state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (KY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 17:1
Parker-bennett-curry School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
3%
2%
Parker-bennett-curry School Asian Students (1993-2015)
Hispanic
30%
6%
Parker-bennett-curry School Black Students (1999-2015)
Black
43%
11%
Parker-bennett-curry School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
18%
78%
Parker-bennett-curry School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Parker-bennett-curry School Hawaiian Students (2009-2014)
Two or more races
6%
3%
Parker-bennett-curry School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Parker-bennett-curry School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown KY All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.70 0.24
Parker-bennett-curry School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
92%
51%
Parker-bennett-curry School Eligible for Free Lunch (1998-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
1%
6%
Parker-bennett-curry School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Bowling Green Independent School District's student population of 4,091 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,705 is higher than the state average of $10,658. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $12,735 is higher than the state average of $10,531. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Bowling Green Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
10
6
Number of Students Managed 4,091 2,307
Bowling Green Independent School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $44 MM $25 MM
Bowling Green Independent School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $52 MM $24 MM
Bowling Green Independent School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,705 $10,658
Bowling Green Independent School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $12,735 $10,531
Bowling Green Independent School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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