735 Ziegler Street
Louisville, KY 40217
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Shelby Traditional Academy serves 730 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Shelby Traditional Academy 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 20% (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 24% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 23% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Shelby Traditional Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kentucky for:

School Overview

Shelby Traditional Academy's student population of 730 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
730 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
42 teachers
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School Rankings

Shelby Traditional Academy 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 Shelby Traditional Academy 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
This School
State Level (KY)
Overall Testing Rank
#1181 out of 1263 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
16:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
11%
7%
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Black
62%
10%
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White
20%
77%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.57
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Eligible for Free Lunch
82%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 730 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 80%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in KY
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.57 (Top 20%)

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