Walnut Hill Elementary School

2834 S Us 127
Liberty, KY 42539
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Walnut Hill Elementary School serves 381 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Walnut Hill Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 30%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 42%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Kentucky state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 26% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 381 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 14%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in KY
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Walnut Hill Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kentucky for:

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School Overview

Walnut Hill Elementary School's student population of 381 students has declined by 29% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 17% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
381 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
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School Rankings

Walnut Hill Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,230 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Walnut Hill Elementary School is 0.25, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (KY)
Overall Testing Rank
#417 out of 1230 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
30%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
9%
8%
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Black
2%
11%
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White
86%
74%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.25
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Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
54%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Walnut Hill Elementary School's ranking?
Walnut Hill Elementary School is ranked #417 out of 1,230 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Kentucky.
What schools are Walnut Hill Elementary School often compared to?
Walnut Hill Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Jones Park Elementary School, Liberty Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
45-49% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 30% KY state average), while 35-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% KY state average).
How many students attend Walnut Hill Elementary School?
381 students attend Walnut Hill Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
86% of Walnut Hill Elementary School students are White, 9% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Black, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Walnut Hill Elementary School?
Walnut Hill Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 15:1.
What grades does Walnut Hill Elementary School offer ?
Walnut Hill Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Walnut Hill Elementary School part of?
Walnut Hill Elementary School is part of Casey County School District.

School Reviews

5   7/12/2013
it is a great school with a great staff that care about the students
- Posted by Parent - bonit

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 381 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 14%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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