Sanders Elementary School
Sanders Elementary School serves 456 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Sanders 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 35% (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 36% (which is lower 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 42% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 23% (majority Black).
Sanders Elementary School's student population of 456 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Sanders 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 Sanders Elementary School is 0.57, which is more 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
#1030 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
I love the school and the staff is amazing. I have been going For 4 years and all of those years have been absolutely joy-filled. 100% recommend if your looking for a school to send your child to.
Sanders is such a wonderful school. I wish that my child could stay at Sanders until they leave for college. We will definitely miss Sanders and their ability to build amazing relationships with their students and parents. Mrs. Cooper is the best!
Sanders has had seven teachers quit in the last two years and several of them have quit during the school years.
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