Potter Gray Elementary School

610 Wakefield Dr.
Bowling Green, KY 42103
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Potter Gray Elementary School serves 392 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Potter Gray Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 62% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 30%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 42%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Kentucky state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 26% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 392 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 24%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in KY
  • Math Proficiency
    : 62% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Potter Gray Elementary School's student population of 392 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
392 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
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School Rankings

Potter Gray Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,230 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Potter Gray Elementary School is 0.41, 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.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (KY)
Overall Testing Rank
#62 out of 1230 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
30%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
5%
2%
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Hispanic
3%
8%
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Black
7%
11%
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White
76%
74%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
8%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
54%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
3%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Potter Gray Elementary School's ranking?
Potter Gray Elementary School is ranked #62 out of 1,230 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in Kentucky.
What schools are Potter Gray Elementary School often compared to?
Potter Gray Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like W R Mcneill Elementary School, T C Cherry Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
62% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 30% KY state average), while 55% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% KY state average).
How many students attend Potter Gray Elementary School?
392 students attend Potter Gray Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
76% of Potter Gray Elementary School students are White, 8% of students are Two or more races, 7% of students are Black, 5% of students are Asian, 3% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Potter Gray Elementary School?
Potter Gray Elementary School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 15:1.
What grades does Potter Gray Elementary School offer ?
Potter Gray Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Potter Gray Elementary School part of?
Potter Gray Elementary School is part of Bowling Green Independent School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 392 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 24%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 62% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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