Walnut Hill Elementary School

  • Walnut Hill Elementary School serves 536 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 67% (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 65% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 23%.

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School Overview

  • Walnut Hill Elementary School's student population of 536 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students536 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Walnut Hill Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Walnut Hill Elementary School is 0.20, which is less 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#354 out of 1,251 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Walnut Hill Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
56%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Walnut Hill Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Kentucky by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Walnut Hill Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hispanic
9%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Walnut Hill Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
89%
77%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Walnut Hill Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Walnut Hill Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Walnut Hill Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KY.
Diversity Score0.200.25
This chart display the diversity score of Walnut Hill Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Kentucky by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Walnut Hill Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Walnut Hill Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCasey County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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