Yellow Creek School Center

Yellow Creek School Center serves 627 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 41% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Yellow Creek School Center placed in the top 50% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 23% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Yellow Creek School Center places among the top 20% of public schools in Kentucky for:

School Overview

Yellow Creek School Center's student population of 627 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students627 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

Yellow Creek School Center is ranked within the top 50% 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 Yellow Creek School Center is 0.04, 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
#567 out of 1246 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
1%
7%
Black
1%
10%
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White
98%
77%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
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4%
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Diversity Score
0.040.40
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Eligible for Free Lunch
86%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Yellow Creek School Center 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 NameBell County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Yellow Creek School Center is Middlesboro High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Middlesboro Middle School (0.4 miles away)
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I think highly of this school-my son will be in 2nd grade this year and he has already learned so much and i hope he continues to learn even more
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