Yates Elementary School

  • Yates Elementary School serves 641 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the KY average of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 22%.
  • Yates Elementary School operates within the Fayette County School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 641 students has grown by 30% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has grown by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 641 students
Yates Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Yates Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 40 teachers
Yates Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Yates Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.68 is more than the state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (KY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 17:1
Yates Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
3%
2%
Yates Elementary School Asian Students (2001-2015)
Hispanic
16%
6%
Yates Elementary School Black Students (1999-2015)
Black
32%
11%
Yates Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
44%
78%
Yates Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Yates Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
5%
3%
Yates Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Yates Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown KY All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.68 0.24
Yates Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
63%
51%
Yates Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1998-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
3%
6%
Yates Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Fayette County School District's student population of 40,590 students has grown by 5% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,826 is higher than the state average of $10,658. The district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $13,124 is higher than the state average of $10,531. The district spending/student has grown by 27% over four years.
School District Name Fayette County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
74
6
Number of Students Managed 40,590 2,307
Fayette County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $474 MM $25 MM
Fayette County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $526 MM $24 MM
Fayette County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $11,826 $10,658
Fayette County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $13,124 $10,531
Fayette County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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