The Life Connection

  • The Life Connection serves 39 students in grades 5-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤20% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 23%.

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School Overview

  • The Life Connection's student population of 39 students has grown by 25% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 2 teachers has declined by 33% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 5-12
Total Students39 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of The Life Connection
Total Classroom Teachers2 teachers
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School Comparison

  • The Life Connection's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 10:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of The Life Connection is 0.30, which is more 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#1202 out of 1,251 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of The Life Connection 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)≤20%
56%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of The Life Connection 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 Ratio20:116:1
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Hispanic
2%
6%
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Black
13%
11%
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White
83%
77%
This chart display the percentage of White students in The Life Connection and the percentage of White public school students in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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 The Life Connection.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KY.
Diversity Score0.300.25
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in The Life Connection 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.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLaRue County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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