West Marion Elementary School

8175 Loretto Rd
Loretto, KY 40037
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
West Marion Elementary School serves 472 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 62% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 63% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 23% (majority Black).

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 472 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
472 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 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 0.04, 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 Data
This School
State Level (KY)
Overall Testing Rank
#222 out of 1263 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
1%
7%
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Black
1%
10%
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White
98%
77%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
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4%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.04
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Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 472 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 2%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in KY
  • Math Proficiency
    : 62% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 63% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.04 (Btm 50%)

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