Phelps Elementary School
Phelps Elementary School serves 403 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Phelps Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 64% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 74% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 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).
Phelps Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kentucky for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
Phelps Elementary School's student population of 403 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Phelps Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,263 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 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 Data
State Level (KY)
Overall Testing Rank
#93 out of 1263 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
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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