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Taylor Elementary School

Public | PK-4 | 519 students

 

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Posted March 8, 2009

Great Teachers! Positive atmosphere
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 14, 2008

I feel very confident in this school, I have 2 children who attend here. I must say this school has done everything in their power to make school a positive place, I AM fortunate my children are in a smaller rural school, this is wonderful. ALso, my son is on the Autisim Spectrum(Asperger's), he has many 'issues', and Taylor has gone above and beyond to help my son and me adjust, and if resources are not available, our principle or teachers (make it their mission), to acheive what is best for all their children, special education is quit demanding both for parents and schools, many people involved alot to 'keep' up on, I just can't say enough good things about our teachers and school.
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Posted March 31, 2008

Taylor is a small rural county school. The clasess are small and this gives the teachers the capability to get to know each child. I know my childrens education is in the right hands. I feel confident in the teachers and faculty that are responsible for my child while they are away from home and I think my children are fortunate to be in this school system.
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Posted September 22, 2007

This school is intolerable and predjudice! Get a clue people! Get some training and education. GO NATHAN!! -Proud Autistic Mother!
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Posted June 14, 2003

I really like the teachers that I have met at Taylor. They are very good at keeping you informed about your children. They care about the children and their education.


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.

91 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
47%

2012

 
 
55%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 48% in 2013.

91 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
52%

2012

 
 
47%
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.

101 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
40%
Math

The state average for Math was 44% in 2013.

101 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
44%

2012

 
 
32%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 49% in 2013.

101 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
37%

2012

 
 
47%
Science

The state average for Science was 69% in 2013.

101 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
75%
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%
Female44%
Male51%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White48%
Economically disadvantaged41%
Students with disabilities46%
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students52%
Female54%
Male49%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White52%
Economically disadvantaged41%
Students with disabilities36%
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 Students53%
Female47%
Male57%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White51%
Economically disadvantaged41%
Students with disabilities30%
English language learnersn/a

Math

All Students44%
Female37%
Male48%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White44%
Economically disadvantaged35%
Students with disabilities40%
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students37%
Female33%
Male40%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White37%
Economically disadvantaged27%
Students with disabilities30%
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students70%
Female56%
Male81%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White70%
Economically disadvantaged57%
Students with disabilities50%
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

The state average for Math was 73% in 2011.

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
76%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 76% in 2011.

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
76%
Science

The state average for Science was 71% in 2011.

2011

 
 
71%

2010

 
 
70%
Social Studies

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

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a
Writing

The state average for Writing was 60% in 2011.

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a
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

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2012-2013 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 97% 82%
Hispanic 3% 4%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian 0% 1%
Black 0% 11%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 2%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 61%N/A57%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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