8175 Loretto Rd
Loretto, KY 40037
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
West Marion Elementary School serves 413 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
West Marion Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (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 45-49% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 42%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Kentucky state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 25% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 413 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 8%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in KY
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

West Marion Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kentucky for:

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School Overview

West Marion Elementary School's student population of 413 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
413 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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School Rankings

West Marion Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 West Marion Elementary School is 0.15, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (KY)
Overall Testing Rank
#222 out of 1263 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
55-59%
30%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
45-49%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
15:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
3%
8%
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Black
1%
11%
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White
92%
75%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.15
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Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is West Marion Elementary School's ranking?

West Marion Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kentucky for: Highest overall rank (Top 20%) and Highest math proficiency (Top 20%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

55-59% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 30% KY state average), while 45-49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% KY state average).

How many students attend West Marion Elementary School?

413 students attend West Marion Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

92% of West Marion Elementary School students are White, 4% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of West Marion Elementary School?

West Marion Elementary School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 15:1.

What grades does West Marion Elementary School offer ?

West Marion Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).

What school district is West Marion Elementary School part of?

West Marion Elementary School is part of Marion County School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 413 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 8%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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