Shelby Traditional Academy

  • Shelby Traditional Academy serves 745 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 21% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 28% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 23%.

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School Overview

  • Shelby Traditional Academy's student population of 745 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 44 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students745 students
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Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Shelby Traditional Academy's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Shelby Traditional Academy is 0.58, 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#1183 out of 1,251 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
10%
6%
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Black
60%
11%
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White
24%
77%
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Shelby Traditional Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KY.
Diversity Score0.580.39
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Eligible for Free Lunch
74%
54%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
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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