Phelps Elementary School

  • Phelps Elementary School serves 403 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 76% (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 81% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Phelps Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 23% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Phelps Elementary School's student population of 403 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students403 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Phelps Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Phelps Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,246 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Phelps Elementary School is 0.04, 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 Testing Rank#19 out of 1246 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
1%
7%
Black
n/a
10%
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White
98%
77%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Phelps Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Phelps Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KY.
Diversity Score0.040.40
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Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Phelps 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 NamePike County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school and middle school to Phelps Elementary School is Phelps High School (1.9 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is Matewan Pre K-8 (9.2 miles away)
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