Veterans Park Elementary School

  • Veterans Park Elementary School serves 785 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 74% (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 73% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 23%.

School Overview

  • Veterans Park Elementary School's student population of 785 students has grown by 21% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 46 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2008)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students785 students
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Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Veterans Park Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Veterans Park Elementary School is 0.33, 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#18 out of 1,251 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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Asian
6%
2%
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Hispanic
2%
6%
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Black
9%
11%
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White
81%
77%
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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 Veterans Park Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KY.
Diversity Score0.330.25
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Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
54%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFayette County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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