W R Castle Memorial Elementary School

3936 Us 23 N
Wittensville, KY 41274
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
W R Castle Memorial Elementary School serves 398 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
W R Castle Memorial Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 1% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 23% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

W R Castle Memorial Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kentucky for:

School Overview

W R Castle Memorial Elementary School's student population of 398 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
398 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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School Rankings

W R Castle Memorial Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,263 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of W R Castle Memorial Elementary School is 0.02, 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 Data
This School
State Level (KY)
Overall Testing Rank
#42 out of 1263 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
1%
7%
Black
n/a
10%
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White
99%
77%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.02
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Eligible for Free Lunch
68%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
This is a great school! W.R.C has great teachers,and has a great art and music program!
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5  
I feel we are so blessed to have a great school in our community. Our school is one big family that cares about each child. You will definately see lots of involement in every aspect of the school from faculty and parents. The school is very clean and we are blessed to have a new gym and library. Parents are well informed of your childs progress and activities going on at the school. Thank You to each and every person at W.R. Castle Elementary School for teaching our children and even the little things you do mean alot.
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Students: 398 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 1%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in KY
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 75-79% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.02 (Btm 50%)

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