Squires Elementary School

  • Squires Elementary School serves 542 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 46% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 49% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Squires Elementary School placed in the bottom 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 38% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 24%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Squires Elementary School's student population of 542 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students542 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Squires Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Squires Elementary School is 0.56, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (KY)
Overall School Rank#761 out of 1246 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
12%
7%
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Black
20%
11%
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White
62%
76%
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score0.560.40
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Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFayette County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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