West Perry Elementary School

72 Miss Edna Lane
Hazard, KY 41701
6/
10
Top 50%
Serving 704 students in grades Prekindergarten-8, West Perry Elementary School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 24% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 30%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 43% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 42%).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Kentucky state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 26% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 704 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 4%
  • : Top 50% in KY
  • : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • : 43% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

West Perry Elementary School's student population of 704 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
704 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
46 teachers
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School Rankings

West Perry Elementary School ranks within the top 50% of all 1,230 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of West Perry Elementary School is 0.08, 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
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State Level (KY)
#579 out of 1230 schools
(Top 50%)
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24%
30%
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43%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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2%
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Hispanic
1%
8%
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Black
1%
11%
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White
96%
74%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.08
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Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
54%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
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 West Perry Elementary School's ranking?
West Perry Elementary School is ranked #579 out of 1,230 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Kentucky.
What schools are West Perry Elementary School often compared to?
West Perry Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like East Perry County Elementary School, Robert W Combs Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 30% KY state average), while 43% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% KY state average).
How many students attend West Perry Elementary School?
704 students attend West Perry Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
96% of West Perry Elementary School students are White, 2% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of West Perry Elementary School?
West Perry Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is equal to the Kentucky state average of 15:1.
What grades does West Perry Elementary School offer ?
West Perry Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is West Perry Elementary School part of?
West Perry Elementary School is part of Perry County School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 704 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 4%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • : 43% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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