Phelps Elementary School

11672 Phelps 632 Rd
Phelps, KY 41553
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Top 50%
Serving 313 students in grades Prekindergarten-6, Phelps Elementary School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is approximately equal to the Kentucky state average of 30%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is approximately equal to the Kentucky state average of 42%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Kentucky state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 26% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 313 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 3%
  • : Top 50% in KY
  • : 30-34% (Top 50%)
  • : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Phelps Elementary School's student population of 313 students has declined by 24% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
313 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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School Rankings

Phelps Elementary School ranks within the top 50% of all 1,230 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Phelps Elementary School is 0.06, 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.
This School
State Level (KY)
#441 out of 1230 schools
(Top 50%)
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30-34%
30%
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40-44%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
15:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
1%
8%
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Black
1%
11%
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White
97%
74%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
1%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.06
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Eligible for Free Lunch
74%
54%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
3%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Phelps Elementary School's ranking?
Phelps Elementary School is ranked #441 out of 1,230 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Kentucky.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
30-34% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 30% KY state average), while 40-44% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% KY state average).
How many students attend Phelps Elementary School?
313 students attend Phelps Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
97% of Phelps Elementary School students are White, 1% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Phelps Elementary School?
Phelps Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 15:1.
What grades does Phelps Elementary School offer ?
Phelps Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Phelps Elementary School part of?
Phelps Elementary School is part of Pike County School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 313 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 3%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 30-34% (Top 50%)
  • : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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