Schaffner Elementary School

  • Schaffner Elementary School serves 605 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 75% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 70% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 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%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Schaffner Elementary School's student population of 605 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2016)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students605 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Schaffner Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Schaffner Elementary School is 0.56, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KY)
Overall School Rank#35 out of 1,251 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:116:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
6%
6%
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Black
33%
11%
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White
58%
77%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Schaffner Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KY.
Diversity Score0.560.39
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Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
54%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJefferson County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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