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Cannonsburg Elementary School

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Posted July 1, 2013

Both my boys went to this school last year and they were so pleased we all hate that they have to be leaving this year. They do focus on the kids walking in a straight line and keeping themselves to themselves but it is important that children learn to follow rules and learn about consequences at an early age. The teachers were excellent! My youngest had Mrs. Justice for Kindergarten and he loved her to death! She was very sweet and really cared about his education. Mrs. Barber was my oldest sons teacher and she was great too! My youngest has a speech problem and they really cared about helping him work through his troubles with speech. If I had to say something negative about the school it would be the lack of space in the tiny gym during school functions. I wish there was a way for them to stay in this school but it's not possible. I will recommend this school to anyone who asks!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 20, 2012

I went to school here. I received a great education, INCLUDING practical living skills, such as how to follow procedures, respecting others' property, etc. I doubt that the reviewer who wrote about procedures understands that there is MORE to an education than a pencil/paper test. I'm sure the teachers feel that they didn't spend their time and money on college just to teach children how to walk in a quiet straight line. You may feel a bit differently when little Johnny "accidentally" rips your grandson's A+ paper off the wall.


Posted January 26, 2010

Cannonsburg Elementary is behind in academics according to the KCCT results. I have a grandson attending there and the staff seems to be more concerned with the students walking in a straight line when in the hallway, not talking when in line, and let's no forget please don't touch the wall while walking in line. If they where more concerned in the teaching of their students instead of things like this maybe their scores would be higher.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 2, 2008

Cannonsburg is a great elementary that goes above and beyond to service its gifted students. The academic team is a great experience for the children that really forces them to think outside the box. They also take the students on a lot of field trips which I feel is important for growing learners. Experiencing things first hand makes for a much more memorable learning experience.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 25, 2008

I have a son at this school and it is great!! Almost all the teachers are readily available and receptive to questions and comments. I've been very happy so far!
—Submitted by a parent


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

About these ratings

The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Math

The state average for Math was 44% in 2013.

58 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
47%

2012

 
 
36%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 48% in 2013.

58 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
57%

2012

 
 
49%
Scale: % proficient or distinguished

About the tests


Beginning in the 2011-12 school year, and continuing in 2012-2013, Kentucky used the Kentucky Performance Rating for Educational Progress (K-PREP) tests to assess students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and mathematics, 4 and 7 in science, 5 and 8 in social studies, 5, 6, 8, 10, and 11 in writing, and 4, 6, and 10 in language mechanics. The K-PREP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Kentucky.

Source: Kentucky Department of Education

Language Mechanics

The state average for Language Mechanics was 54% in 2013.

61 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
44%

2012

 
 
37%
Math

The state average for Math was 44% in 2013.

61 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
34%

2012

 
 
22%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 49% in 2013.

61 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
43%

2012

 
 
35%
Science

The state average for Science was 69% in 2013.

61 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
57%

2012

 
 
57%
Scale: % proficient or distinguished

About the tests


Beginning in the 2011-12 school year, and continuing in 2012-2013, Kentucky used the Kentucky Performance Rating for Educational Progress (K-PREP) tests to assess students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and mathematics, 4 and 7 in science, 5 and 8 in social studies, 5, 6, 8, 10, and 11 in writing, and 4, 6, and 10 in language mechanics. The K-PREP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Kentucky.

Source: Kentucky Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 44% in 2013.

50 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
22%

2012

 
 
12%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 47% in 2013.

50 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
34%

2012

 
 
38%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 59% in 2013.

50 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
46%

2012

 
 
59%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 36% in 2013.

50 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
38%

2012

 
 
52%
Scale: % proficient or distinguished

About the tests


Beginning in the 2011-12 school year, and continuing in 2012-2013, Kentucky used the Kentucky Performance Rating for Educational Progress (K-PREP) tests to assess students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and mathematics, 4 and 7 in science, 5 and 8 in social studies, 5, 6, 8, 10, and 11 in writing, and 4, 6, and 10 in language mechanics. The K-PREP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Kentucky.

Source: Kentucky Department of Education

Math

All Students47%
Female52%
Male41%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White47%
Economically disadvantaged42%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students57%
Female76%
Male38%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White56%
Economically disadvantaged56%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a
Scale: % proficient or distinguished

About the tests


Beginning in the 2011-12 school year, and continuing in 2012-2013, Kentucky used the Kentucky Performance Rating for Educational Progress (K-PREP) tests to assess students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and mathematics, 4 and 7 in science, 5 and 8 in social studies, 5, 6, 8, 10, and 11 in writing, and 4, 6, and 10 in language mechanics. The K-PREP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Kentucky.

Source: Kentucky Department of Education

Language Mechanics

All Students44%
Female56%
Male31%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White46%
Economically disadvantaged37%
Students with disabilities0%
English language learnersn/a

Math

All Students34%
Female38%
Male31%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White36%
Economically disadvantaged23%
Students with disabilities0%
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students43%
Female47%
Male38%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White44%
Economically disadvantaged35%
Students with disabilities10%
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students57%
Female63%
Male52%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White58%
Economically disadvantaged51%
Students with disabilities20%
English language learnersn/a
Scale: % proficient or distinguished

About the tests


Beginning in the 2011-12 school year, and continuing in 2012-2013, Kentucky used the Kentucky Performance Rating for Educational Progress (K-PREP) tests to assess students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and mathematics, 4 and 7 in science, 5 and 8 in social studies, 5, 6, 8, 10, and 11 in writing, and 4, 6, and 10 in language mechanics. The K-PREP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Kentucky.

Source: Kentucky Department of Education

Math

All Students22%
Female24%
Male20%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White22%
Economically disadvantaged19%
Students with disabilities9%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students34%
Female32%
Male36%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White35%
Economically disadvantaged30%
Students with disabilities9%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Social Studies

All Students46%
Female48%
Male44%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White47%
Economically disadvantaged33%
Students with disabilities18%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Writing

All Students38%
Female56%
Male20%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White39%
Economically disadvantaged30%
Students with disabilities9%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a
Scale: % proficient or distinguished

About the tests


Beginning in the 2011-12 school year, and continuing in 2012-2013, Kentucky used the Kentucky Performance Rating for Educational Progress (K-PREP) tests to assess students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and mathematics, 4 and 7 in science, 5 and 8 in social studies, 5, 6, 8, 10, and 11 in writing, and 4, 6, and 10 in language mechanics. The K-PREP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Kentucky.

Source: Kentucky Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 73% in 2011.

2011

 
 
70%

2010

 
 
75%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 76% in 2011.

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
76%
Science

The state average for Science was 71% in 2011.

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
70%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 60% in 2011.

2011

 
 
52%

2010

 
 
54%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 60% in 2011.

2011

 
 
50%

2010

 
 
54%
Scale: % proficient or distinguished

About the tests


Until 2010-2011, Kentucky used the Kentucky Core Content Tests (KCCT) to assess students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 through 12 in reading, social studies, science, writing, and math. The Elementary School results displayed on GreatSchools profiles are for grades 3 through 5 combined for each subject. Middle School results are for grades 6 though 8 combined, and High School results are for grades 10 though 12 combined. The KCCT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Kentucky. Beginning in 2011-2012, Kentucky switched to the K-PREP and EOC exams.

Source: Kentucky Department of Education

What is the GreatSchools Rating?

The GreatSchools rating is a simple tool for parents to compare schools based on test scores, student academic growth, and college readiness. It compares schools across the state, where the highest rated schools in the state are designated as “Above Average” and the lowest “Below Average.” It is designed to be a starting point to help parents make baseline comparisons. We always advise parents to visit the school and consider other information on school performance and programs, as well as consider their child's and family's needs as part of the school selection process.

 
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How schools in the state rate:

22%
of schools in the state are Below average
49%
of schools in the state are Average
29%
of schools in the state are Above average

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Math growth at this school

Below Average

Reading growth at this school

Average


1 This rating is based on 2012-13 K-PREP and EOC results from the Kentucky Department of Education.

2 This rating is based 2012-13 median growth percentiles from the Kentucky Department of Education.

Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 96% 81%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 1%
Black 1% 11%
Hispanic 1% 4%
Two or more races 1% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 36%N/A54%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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