Poage Elementary School

3215 S 29th St
Ashland, KY 41102
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Poage Elementary School serves 251 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Poage Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (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 65-69% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 23% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Poage Elementary School's student population of 251 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students251 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

Poage Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Poage Elementary School is 0.24, 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
#202 out of 1246 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
2%
7%
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Black
7%
10%
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White
87%
77%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.240.40
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Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAshland Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Poage Elementary School is Paul G. Blazer High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Ashland Middle School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Ashland Ashland Head Start
    Grades: PK | 171 students
    0.0 miles
    1820 Hickman St
    Ashland, KY 41101
    (606) 327-2715
    0 PK 171
  • Ashland Ashland Middle School Math: 42% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 794 students
    0.3 miles
    2800 Kansas St
    Ashland, KY 41102
    (606) 327-2727
    0.3 6-8 794
  • Ashland Paul G. Blazer High School Math: 40% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 904 students
    0.5 miles
    1500 Blazer Blvd
    Ashland, KY 41102
    (606) 327-6040
    0.5 9-12 904
  • Ashland Oakview Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 307 students
    0.6 miles
    3111 Blackburn Ave
    Ashland, KY 41101
    (606) 327-2733
    0.6 K-5 307
  • Ashland Hager Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-5 | 358 students
    0.7 miles
    1600 Blackburn Ave
    Ashland, KY 41101
    (606) 327-2731
    0.7 K-5 358

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