Schaffner Traditional Elementary School

  • Schaffner Traditional Elementary School serves 595 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 66% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 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 2017-18 school year.
  • Schaffner Traditional Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 23% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Schaffner Traditional Elementary School's student population of 595 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2016)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students595 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Schaffner Traditional Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,246 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Schaffner Traditional Elementary School is 0.59, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (KY)
Overall Testing Rank#103 out of 1246 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
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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American Indian
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
5%
7%
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Black
35%
10%
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White
54%
77%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score0.590.40
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Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJefferson County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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