South Hancock Elementary School

8631 State Rt 69
Hawesville, KY 42348
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
South Hancock Elementary School serves 221 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
South Hancock Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 30%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 42%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Kentucky state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 26% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 221 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 5%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in KY
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

School Overview

South Hancock Elementary School's student population of 221 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
221 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
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School Rankings

South Hancock Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,230 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of South Hancock Elementary School is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (KY)
Overall Testing Rank
#520 out of 1230 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
30%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
15:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
3%
8%
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Black
n/a
11%
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White
95%
74%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.10
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Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
54%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is South Hancock Elementary School's ranking?
South Hancock Elementary School is ranked #520 out of 1,230 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Kentucky.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20-24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 30% KY state average), while 45-49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% KY state average).
How many students attend South Hancock Elementary School?
221 students attend South Hancock Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
95% of South Hancock Elementary School students are White, 3% of students are Hispanic, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of South Hancock Elementary School?
South Hancock Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 15:1.
What grades does South Hancock Elementary School offer ?
South Hancock Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is South Hancock Elementary School part of?
South Hancock Elementary School is part of Hancock County School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 221 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 5%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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