Young Elementary School

  • Young Elementary School serves 509 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 16% (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 23% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Young Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 23% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Young Elementary School's student population of 509 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students509 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Young Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 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 Young Elementary School is 0.47, which is more 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#1210 out of 1246 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
20%
7%
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Black
70%
10%
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White
5%
77%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score0.470.40
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Eligible for Free Lunch
78%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJefferson County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Young Elementary School is The Academy @ Shawnee (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Louisville The Academy @ Shawnee Magnet School
    Grades: 6-12 | 686 students
    0.5 miles
    4001 Herman Street
    Louisville, KY 40212
    (502) 485-8326
    0.5 6-12 686
  • Louisville Esl Newcomer Academy Alternative School
    Grades: 6-10 | 514 students
    0.5 miles
    4018 West Market Street
    Louisville, KY 40212
    (502) 485-6324
    0.5 6-10 514
  • Louisville King Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: K-5 | 396 students
    0.7 miles
    4325 Vermont Ave
    Louisville, KY 40211
    (502) 485-8285
    0.7 K-5 396
  • Louisville Atkinson Academy Magnet School
    Grades: PK-5 | 444 students
    0.8 miles
    2811 Duncan Street
    Louisville, KY 40212
    (502) 485-8203
    0.8 PK-5 444
  • Louisville Brandeis Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: PK-5 | 558 students
    1.1 miles
    2817 West Kentucky
    Louisville, KY 40211
    (502) 485-8214
    1.1 PK-5 558

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