Simpson Elementary School

721 Witt Rd
Franklin, KY 42134
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Simpson Elementary School serves 640 students in grades 1-3.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50% (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 51% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Simpson Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Black), which is equal to the Kentucky state average of 23% (majority Black).

School Overview

Simpson Elementary School's student population of 640 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 1-3
Total Students640 students
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Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
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School Comparison

Simpson Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% 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 Simpson Elementary School is 0.39, which is less 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
#571 out of 1246 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
4%
7%
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Black
10%
10%
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White
77%
77%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.390.40
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Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSimpson County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Simpson Elementary School is Franklin-simpson High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Franklin-simpson High School West Campus (0.6 miles away)
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