Wilder Elementary School

1913 Herr Lane
Louisville, KY 40222
(School attendance zone shown in map)
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 530 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Wilder Elementary School ranks in the bottom 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 15-19% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 30%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 42%).
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Kentucky state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 26% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 530 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 50%
  • : Bottom 50% in KY
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Wilder Elementary School's student population of 530 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
530 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
33 teachers
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School Rankings

Wilder Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,230 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Wilder Elementary School is 0.66, which is more 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
This School
State Level (KY)
#853 out of 1230 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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15-19%
30%
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35-39%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
5%
2%
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Hispanic
10%
8%
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Black
29%
11%
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White
50%
74%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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0.66
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
54%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
3%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Wilder Elementary School's ranking?
Wilder Elementary School is ranked #853 out of 1,230 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Kentucky.
What schools are Wilder Elementary School often compared to?
Wilder Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Dunn Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
15-19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 30% KY state average), while 35-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% KY state average).
How many students attend Wilder Elementary School?
530 students attend Wilder Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
50% of Wilder Elementary School students are White, 29% of students are Black, 10% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, and 5% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Wilder Elementary School?
Wilder Elementary School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 15:1.
What grades does Wilder Elementary School offer ?
Wilder Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Wilder Elementary School part of?
Wilder Elementary School is part of Jefferson County School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 530 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 50%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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