W R Castle Memorial Elementary School

  • W R Castle Memorial Elementary School serves 398 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 54% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 69% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • W R Castle Memorial Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Kentucky state level of 16:1.

Top Placements

W R Castle Memorial Elementary School places 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 OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students398 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • W R Castle Memorial Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,246 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of W R Castle Memorial Elementary School is 0.00, 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 School Rank#236 out of 1246 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
n/a
7%
Black
n/a
11%
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White
100%
76%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in W R Castle Memorial Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KY.
Diversity Score0.000.40
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Eligible for Free Lunch
68%
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 W R Castle Memorial Elementary 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 NameJohnson County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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  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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