Taylor County Elementary School

  • Taylor County Elementary School serves 555 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 56% (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 60% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 23%.

Top Placements

Taylor County Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Kentucky for:

School Overview

  • Taylor County Elementary School's student population of 555 students has declined by 53% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has declined by 45% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students555 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Taylor County Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Taylor County Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Taylor County Elementary School is 0.19, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.25. 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#523 out of 1,251 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Taylor County Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
56%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Taylor County 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 Ratio15:116:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Taylor County Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
4%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Taylor County Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
1%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Taylor County Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
90%
77%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Taylor County Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
5%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Taylor County Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Taylor County Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KY.
Diversity Score0.190.25
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Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Taylor County Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Taylor County Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTaylor County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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