Western Elementary School

  • Western Elementary School serves 622 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 56% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 67% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Western Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 23% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

Western Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Kentucky for:

School Overview

  • Western Elementary School's student population of 622 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students622 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Western Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,246 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Western Elementary School is 0.37, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (KY)
Overall Testing Rank#234 out of 1246 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
17%
7%
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Black
2%
10%
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White
78%
77%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.370.40
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Western Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameScott County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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