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Abraham Lincoln Elementary School

Public | K-5 | 487 students

 

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Posted September 12, 2013

My 2 grandsons go to your school 1 is in K.And the other in 2nd..The one who is in 2nd has learning disability's, and I am so glad you have noticed them..Since going to your school the end of last year and this year he has improved so much in reading and spelling..I love it when he say's Mimi can you help me practice my spelling words and help me read my book...Of course I do, and by Wed. He knows almost all his spelling words, and by this day he is reading his book to me with no help!!!!!!!!!..I am totally amazed at his complete turn around he loves this school and his teachers and so do I..We used to dread homework, but not anymore. He is the first one to say Mimi are you ready to help me with my spelling and reading?..His self esteem has shot right up. And for that, I am so great-full for everything his teachers and staff are doing...My youngest grandson is doing really well too. He is progressing right along...Thank you Abraham Lincoln Scool!!!:O)


Posted February 25, 2011

The site here states that ALES Students per FTE teacher is 14 & state is 16 My 4th grader's class has 26 students & my 5th grader's class has 21 students. Pros: this is newer school & is kept clean, policies & procedures are strictly enforced creating an organized environment & system. There's programs available like 4H, girl/boy scouts, softball & basketball Cons: no school website & communication between parent/teacher is primarily done through the student using the planner & HAWKS Sheets where if the student receives strikes, count on detention. If the student doesn't fully abide by the school handbook, a Disciplinary Referral for detention is written up with less than 24 hours notice making arrangements to pick up child an issue. You must scramble to reschedule the detention & hope to resolve any issues with the teacher/school. My 5th grader has an IEP & is a transfer student from Hardin County (Oct '10 ). The current teacher mentioned (Feb '11) that it took a long time to receive the records from the previous school & she has has not had time to review them. It's stressful for a child with Aspergers Syndrome and ADHD to have a full class load and keep up.
—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.

77 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
52%

2012

 
 
38%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 48% in 2013.

77 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
55%

2012

 
 
54%
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.

72 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
42%

2012

 
 
46%
Math

The state average for Math was 44% in 2013.

72 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
50%

2012

 
 
41%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 49% in 2013.

72 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
52%
Science

The state average for Science was 69% in 2013.

72 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
60%
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.

95 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
48%

2012

 
 
32%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 47% in 2013.

95 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
51%

2012

 
 
41%
Social Studies

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

95 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
56%

2012

 
 
45%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 36% in 2013.

95 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
34%

2012

 
 
9%
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 Students52%
Female53%
Male51%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White53%
Economically disadvantaged46%
Students with disabilities19%
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students55%
Female53%
Male56%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White56%
Economically disadvantaged50%
Students with disabilities25%
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 Students42%
Female41%
Male43%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White41%
Economically disadvantaged38%
Students with disabilities23%
English language learnersn/a

Math

All Students50%
Female43%
Male57%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White50%
Economically disadvantaged46%
Students with disabilities31%
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students53%
Female49%
Male57%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White52%
Economically disadvantaged48%
Students with disabilities39%
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students65%
Female54%
Male77%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White66%
Economically disadvantaged58%
Students with disabilities46%
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 Students48%
Female43%
Male54%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White49%
Economically disadvantaged40%
Students with disabilities32%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students51%
Female43%
Male59%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White54%
Economically disadvantaged43%
Students with disabilities37%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Social Studies

All Students56%
Female47%
Male65%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White57%
Economically disadvantaged49%
Students with disabilities42%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Writing

All Students34%
Female39%
Male28%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White35%
Economically disadvantaged26%
Students with disabilities11%
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

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
77%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 76% in 2011.

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
75%
Science

The state average for Science was 71% in 2011.

2011

 
 
60%

2010

 
 
69%
Social Studies

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

2011

 
 
56%

2010

 
 
55%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 60% in 2011.

2011

 
 
56%

2010

 
 
46%
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

Above average

Reading growth at this school

Above 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 91% 81%
Hispanic 6% 4%
Two or more races 2% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 0%
Black 1% 11%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
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 60%N/A54%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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2101 Lincoln Farm Rd
Hodgenville, KY 42748
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