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Glendover Elementary School

Public | PK-5

 

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Posted June 25, 2009

As a parent with 2 children that have attended and one that will I cannot speak higher about Glendover. The staff are top notch and the leaders are fabulous. I have had very little concerns in the seven years we have been at Glendover. The academic level is superior and both of my children have been able to get the added education with the talent pool program. I would not hesitate to recommend this school to anyone.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 11, 2008

We are from Taiwan and my two kids stayed at Glendover for only one semester last year. They miss Glendover a lot! There are excellent teachers and staffs. Thank you Mrs. Fine, Mrs. May, Mrs. Smith, Mrs. Bailey, and Mrs. Snyder.
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Posted May 28, 2004

Glendover is a wonderful school with a dedicated staff. The school draws from the UK population and so has students from families from over 23 countries. A global education focus welcomes and embraces all of these students and their cutural uniquness. This enrichess all of the students there. My son had a wonderful experience there.
—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.

104 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
65%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 48% in 2013.

104 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
66%
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.

67 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
74%
Math

The state average for Math was 44% in 2013.

67 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
68%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 49% in 2013.

67 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
73%
Science

The state average for Science was 69% in 2013.

67 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
87%

2012

 
 
88%
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.

76 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
70%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 47% in 2013.

76 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
70%
Social Studies

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

76 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
78%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 36% in 2013.

76 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
24%
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 Students64%
Female62%
Male65%
African American30%
Asiann/a
Hispanic32%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White76%
Economically disadvantaged30%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learners33%

Reading

All Students77%
Female73%
Male81%
African American60%
Asiann/a
Hispanic37%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White90%
Economically disadvantaged48%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learners25%
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 Students82%
Female77%
Male86%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic83%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White81%
Economically disadvantaged73%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Math

All Students70%
Female71%
Male69%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic67%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White74%
Economically disadvantaged67%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students66%
Female71%
Male61%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic67%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White70%
Economically disadvantaged50%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students87%
Female90%
Male83%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic75%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White91%
Economically disadvantaged80%
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

Math

All Students76%
Female79%
Male74%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic50%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White85%
Economically disadvantaged67%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students78%
Female83%
Male71%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic58%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White87%
Economically disadvantaged63%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Social Studies

All Students86%
Female93%
Male77%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic50%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White94%
Economically disadvantaged73%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Writing

All Students63%
Female69%
Male56%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic50%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White67%
Economically disadvantaged53%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
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

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
90%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 76% in 2011.

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
89%
Science

The state average for Science was 71% in 2011.

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
95%
Social Studies

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

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
86%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 60% in 2011.

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
71%
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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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 63% 81%
Hispanic 19% 4%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 8% 1%
Black 8% 11%
Two or more races 3% 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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710 Glendover Rd
Lexington, KY 40502
Phone: (859) 381-3403

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