The Providence School

  • The Providence School serves 151 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (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 20-29% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The Providence School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 23% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • The Providence School's student population of 151 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students151 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

  • The Providence 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 diversity score of The Providence School is 0.36, which is less 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 Testing Rank#1214 out of 1246 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-29%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio8:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
2%
7%
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Black
12%
10%
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White
79%
77%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score0.360.40
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Graduation Rate
60-69%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
80%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in The Providence 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 NameJessamine County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to The Providence School is New School (1.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Nicholasville New School Alternative School
    Grades: 6-12
    1.4 miles
    1115 Ashgrove Road
    Nicholasville, KY 40356
    (859) 885-4179
    1.4 6-12 n/a
  • Nicholasville East Jessamine Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 861 students
    3.2 miles
    901 Union Mill Rd
    Nicholasville, KY 40356
    (859) 885-5561
    3.2 6-8 861
  • Nicholasville Red Oak Elementary School
    Grades: 1-5 | 560 students
    3.4 miles
    921 Union Mill Rd
    Nicholasville, KY 40356
    (859) 885-0616
    3.4 1-5 560
  • Lexington Veterans Park Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 791 students
    3.4 miles
    4351 Clearwater Way
    Lexington, KY 40515
    (859) 381-3161
    3.4 K-5 791
  • Lexington Southern Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 552 students
    3.8 miles
    340 Wilson Downing Rd
    Lexington, KY 40517
    (859) 381-3589
    3.8 PK-5 552

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