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Dishman Mcginnis Elementary School

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Posted September 22, 2011

My son has attended since 1st grade. Amazing Principle, Teachers, and Staff that know and love their children. Parent involvement is strongly encouraged. With such a diverse demographic this schools tries to ensure everyone is represented and respected. That is truly important in the diverse world that we live in. Strongly recommend.
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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.

46 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
13%

2012

 
 
25%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 48% in 2013.

46 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
30%

2012

 
 
43%
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.

62 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
48%

2012

 
 
25%
Math

The state average for Math was 44% in 2013.

62 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
27%

2012

 
 
18%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 49% in 2013.

62 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
34%

2012

 
 
30%
Science

The state average for Science was 69% in 2013.

62 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
57%

2012

 
 
46%
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.

58 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
33%

2012

 
 
14%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 47% in 2013.

58 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
36%

2012

 
 
30%
Social Studies

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

58 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
40%

2012

 
 
60%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 36% in 2013.

58 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
19%

2012

 
 
18%
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 Students13%
Female15%
Male10%
African American8%
Asiann/a
Hispanic20%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White15%
Economically disadvantaged13%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learners14%

Reading

All Students30%
Female39%
Male20%
African American25%
Asiann/a
Hispanic40%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White23%
Economically disadvantaged31%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learners32%
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 Students48%
Female52%
Male45%
African American35%
Asiann/a
Hispanic67%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White44%
Economically disadvantaged48%
Students with disabilities42%
English language learners70%

Math

All Students27%
Female18%
Male38%
African American24%
Asiann/a
Hispanic22%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White32%
Economically disadvantaged25%
Students with disabilities33%
English language learners20%

Reading

All Students34%
Female36%
Male31%
African American35%
Asiann/a
Hispanic33%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White32%
Economically disadvantaged32%
Students with disabilities42%
English language learners30%

Science

All Students57%
Female61%
Male52%
African American53%
Asiann/a
Hispanic50%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White60%
Economically disadvantaged56%
Students with disabilities42%
English language learners50%
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 Students33%
Female17%
Male40%
African American23%
Asiann/a
Hispanic40%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White30%
Economically disadvantaged32%
Students with disabilities18%
English language learners38%
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students36%
Female44%
Male33%
African American23%
Asiann/a
Hispanic35%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White40%
Economically disadvantaged37%
Students with disabilities18%
English language learners33%
Migrantn/a

Social Studies

All Students40%
Female28%
Male45%
African American15%
Asiann/a
Hispanic45%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White45%
Economically disadvantaged40%
Students with disabilities9%
English language learners42%
Migrantn/a

Writing

All Students19%
Female39%
Male10%
African American15%
Asiann/a
Hispanic10%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White30%
Economically disadvantaged19%
Students with disabilities18%
English language learners17%
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

 
 
51%

2010

 
 
54%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 76% in 2011.

2011

 
 
54%

2010

 
 
64%
Science

The state average for Science was 71% in 2011.

2011

 
 
42%

2010

 
 
51%
Social Studies

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

2011

 
 
29%

2010

 
 
38%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 60% in 2011.

2011

 
 
43%

2010

 
 
49%
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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 46% 81%
Hispanic 28% 4%
Black 19% 11%
Two or more races 5% 2%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 0%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 98%N/A54%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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503 Old Morgantown Rd
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Phone: (270) 746-2250

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