William Wells Brown Elementary School

  • William Wells Brown Elementary School serves 363 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 23%.

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School Overview

  • William Wells Brown Elementary School's student population of 363 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students363 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • William Wells Brown Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of William Wells Brown Elementary School is 0.53, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.25. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KY)
Overall School Rank#1137 out of 1,251 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:116:1
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Hispanic
11%
6%
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Black
66%
11%
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White
17%
77%
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score0.530.25
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Eligible for Free Lunch
90%
54%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFayette County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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