Southern Oaks Elementary School

  • Southern Oaks Elementary School serves 455 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 55-59% (which is approximately equal to the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Southern Oaks Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 24%.

School Overview

  • Southern Oaks Elementary School's student population of 455 students has grown by 16% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students455 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Southern Oaks Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,258 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Southern Oaks Elementary School is 0.36, which is less 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KY)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#365 out of 1258 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
56%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Southern Oaks Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Kentucky by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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Asian
8%
2%
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Hispanic
11%
7%
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Black
n/a
11%
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White
79%
76%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Southern Oaks Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KY.
Diversity Score0.360.39
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Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Southern Oaks Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDaviess County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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