Russell Cave Elementary School

3375 Russell Cave Rd
Lexington, KY 40511
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Russell Cave Elementary School serves 252 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Russell Cave Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 23% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Russell Cave Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kentucky for:

School Overview

Russell Cave Elementary School's student population of 252 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
252 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
27 teachers
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School Rankings

Russell Cave Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Russell Cave Elementary School is 0.36, 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
This School
State Level (KY)
Overall Testing Rank
#1120 out of 1263 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
16:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
79%
7%
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Black
6%
10%
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White
13%
77%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.36
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Eligible for Free Lunch
88%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 252 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 87%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in KY
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.36 (Top 50%)

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