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Minors Lane Elementary School

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Posted February 2, 2008

This is an Excllent school to attend!
—Submitted by a student


Posted August 7, 2006

My daughter has been going here for 5 yrs now. This year will be her 6th. My son will be starting his 2nd year this fall. I like the way the teachers and staff are concerned about the children and learning to read. My daughter struggled at first and now she is doing well. My son has picked it up rather fast. They both seem to like it here at Minors Lane. I hope they continue to until they attend middle school. They haven't really been involved in any extracurricular activities. I was more worried about their school work.
—Submitted by a parent


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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.

43 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
28%

2012

 
 
28%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 48% in 2013.

43 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
19%

2012

 
 
19%
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.

48 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
44%

2012

 
 
32%
Math

The state average for Math was 44% in 2013.

48 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
50%

2012

 
 
22%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 49% in 2013.

48 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
35%

2012

 
 
28%
Science

The state average for Science was 69% in 2013.

48 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
60%

2012

 
 
44%
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.

53 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
45%

2012

 
 
23%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 47% in 2013.

53 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
25%

2012

 
 
27%
Social Studies

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

53 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
47%

2012

 
 
27%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 36% in 2013.

53 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
23%

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 Students28%
Female31%
Male26%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic23%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White25%
Economically disadvantaged22%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learners21%

Reading

All Students19%
Female31%
Male11%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic8%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White25%
Economically disadvantaged11%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learners14%
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%
Female58%
Male29%
African American30%
Asiann/a
Hispanic64%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White36%
Economically disadvantaged45%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learners25%

Math

All Students50%
Female67%
Male33%
African American30%
Asiann/a
Hispanic57%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White50%
Economically disadvantaged50%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learners42%

Reading

All Students35%
Female50%
Male21%
African American20%
Asiann/a
Hispanic57%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White29%
Economically disadvantaged38%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learners25%

Science

All Students60%
Female63%
Male58%
African American60%
Asiann/a
Hispanic79%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White50%
Economically disadvantaged62%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
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 Students45%
Female60%
Male32%
African American39%
Asiann/a
Hispanic61%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White35%
Economically disadvantaged42%
Students with disabilities9%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students25%
Female40%
Male11%
African American23%
Asiann/a
Hispanic22%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White29%
Economically disadvantaged21%
Students with disabilities18%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Social Studies

All Students47%
Female56%
Male39%
African American39%
Asiann/a
Hispanic44%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White53%
Economically disadvantaged42%
Students with disabilities27%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Writing

All Students23%
Female32%
Male14%
African American23%
Asiann/a
Hispanic17%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White29%
Economically disadvantaged19%
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

 
 
72%

2010

 
 
67%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 76% in 2011.

2011

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
66%
Science

The state average for Science was 71% in 2011.

2011

 
 
65%

2010

 
 
45%
Social Studies

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

2011

 
 
31%

2010

 
 
55%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 60% in 2011.

2011

 
 
46%

2010

 
 
58%
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
Hispanic 34% 4%
White 32% 81%
Black 31% 11%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 1%
Two or more races 2% 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 89%N/A54%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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8510 Minors Ln
Louisville, KY 40219
Phone: (502) 485-8303

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