3215 S 29th St
Ashland, KY 41102
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Poage Elementary School serves 216 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Poage Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (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 60-64% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Kentucky state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 25% (majority Black).

School Overview

Poage Elementary School's student population of 216 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
216 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
21 teachers
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School Rankings

Poage Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Poage Elementary School is 0.29, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (KY)
Overall Testing Rank
#330 out of 1263 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
2%
8%
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Black
7%
11%
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White
84%
75%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.29
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Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
3%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 216 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in KY
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.29

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