Zachary Taylor Elementary School

  • Zachary Taylor Elementary School serves 461 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 22% (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 40% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Zachary Taylor 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 16:1 is equal to the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 23% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

Zachary Taylor Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Kentucky for:

School Overview

  • Zachary Taylor Elementary School's student population of 461 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students461 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Zachary Taylor 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 Zachary Taylor Elementary School is 0.70, 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#1105 out of 1246 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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American Indian
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Asian
4%
2%
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Hispanic
18%
7%
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Black
45%
10%
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White
26%
77%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score0.700.40
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Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
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 and middle school to Zachary Taylor Elementary School is Westport Tapp (1.1 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is Bowen Elementary School (1.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Louisville Westport Tapp Alternative School
    Grades: 7-12 | 78 students
    1.1 miles
    8800 Westport Rd
    Louisville, KY 40242
    (502) 485-8347
    1.1 7-12 78
  • Louisville Bowen Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 714 students
    1.4 miles
    1601 Roosevelt Ave
    Louisville, KY 40242
    (502) 485-8213
    1.4 K-5 714
  • Louisville Mary Jo And William Macdonald Maryhurst Alternative School
    Grades: 5-12 | 69 students
    1.7 miles
    1015 Dorsey Ln
    Louisville, KY 40223
    (502) 271-4577
    1.7 5-12 69
  • Louisville Norton Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 721 students
    1.7 miles
    8101 Brownsboro Road
    Louisville, KY 40241
    (502) 485-8308
    1.7 PK-5 721
  • Louisville Louisville Day Alternative School
    Grades: 6-12 | 38 students
    1.8 miles
    8711 Lagrange Rd, Bldg D
    Louisville, KY 40242
    (502) 429-7217
    1.8 6-12 38

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