Wellington Elementary School

  • Wellington Elementary School serves 480 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 37% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 34% (which is lower 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 64% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 23%.

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School Overview

  • Wellington Elementary School's student population of 480 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students480 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Wellington Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Wellington Elementary School is 0.58, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. 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#1153 out of 1,251 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
4%
6%
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Black
54%
11%
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White
36%
77%
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Wellington Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KY.
Diversity Score0.580.39
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Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
54%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wellington 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 NameJefferson County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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