Williamstown Elementary School

300 Helton Street
Williamstown, KY 41097
(School attendance zone shown in map)
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 360 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Williamstown 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 25-29% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 38%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 45%).
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Kentucky state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 26% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 360 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 7%
  • : Bottom 50% in KY
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-24% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

School Overview

Williamstown Elementary School's student population of 360 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
360 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
22 teachers
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School Rankings

Williamstown Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,267 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Williamstown Elementary School is 0.13, 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.
This School
State Level (KY)
#881 out of 1267 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Williamstown Elementary School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
25-29%
38%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Williamstown Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
35-39%
45%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Williamstown Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Kentucky by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
20-24%
22%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Williamstown Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
5%
8%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Williamstown Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
n/a
11%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Williamstown Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
White
93%
74%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
5%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in Williamstown Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Williamstown Elementary School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Kentucky.
0.13
This chart displays the diversity score of Williamstown Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Kentucky by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
54%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Williamstown Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
3%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Williamstown Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Williamstown Elementary School's ranking?
Williamstown Elementary School is ranked #881 out of 1,267 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Kentucky.
What schools are Williamstown Elementary School often compared to?
Williamstown Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Mason-corinth Elementary School, Dry Ridge Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
25-29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 38% KY state average), while 35-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 45% KY state average).
How many students attend Williamstown Elementary School?
360 students attend Williamstown Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
93% of Williamstown Elementary School students are White, 5% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Williamstown Elementary School?
Williamstown Elementary School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 15:1.
What grades does Williamstown Elementary School offer ?
Williamstown Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Williamstown Elementary School part of?
Williamstown Elementary School is part of Williamstown Independent School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 360 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 7%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-24% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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