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Price Elementary School

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Posted September 16, 2013

My school is wonderful because we have wonderful, caring teachers and staff. The advance program has more than prepared my oldest child for middle school and the youngest (4th grade) has had the same, if not better experience . The only things I can think of that could improve the school would be a playground and possibly more athletic programs.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 18, 2009

The schools advanced program I am more than happy with the school regular program needs work. Overall I give this school a 3.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 30, 2007

This is a great school! I drive my son 20 mins. to school because this is a wonderful school!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 2, 2004

Price Accelerated Elementary is a wonderful school with many caring and highly competent teachers. The advanced program provides many opportunities for those children able to get into it. The principal is a good educator but less qualified in her administrative and communication skills. This has alienated her from some of the teachers and parents. She is however, sincere in her efforts and given time and more experience may become a good principal. The reading program is very strong and efforts are being purued to close the acheivement gap. The Math Investigations program is very weak and basic math facts are not being drilled. One of the strengths of the school is its diversity, but it is also a weakness. This is a school with great potential.
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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.

81 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
27%

2012

 
 
36%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 48% in 2013.

81 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
32%

2012

 
 
31%
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.

80 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
44%

2012

 
 
34%
Math

The state average for Math was 44% in 2013.

80 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
44%

2012

 
 
24%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 49% in 2013.

80 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
41%

2012

 
 
30%
Science

The state average for Science was 69% in 2013.

80 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
45%

2012

 
 
49%
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.

88 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
21%

2012

 
 
30%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 47% in 2013.

88 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
19%

2012

 
 
35%
Social Studies

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

88 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
27%

2012

 
 
44%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 36% in 2013.

88 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
14%

2012

 
 
21%
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 Students27%
Female35%
Male21%
African American30%
Asiann/a
Hispanic20%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White20%
Economically disadvantaged22%
Students with disabilities8%
English language learners0%

Reading

All Students32%
Female41%
Male25%
African American34%
Asiann/a
Hispanic30%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White25%
Economically disadvantaged27%
Students with disabilities8%
English language learners0%
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%
Female56%
Male25%
African American33%
Asiann/a
Hispanic61%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White56%
Economically disadvantaged39%
Students with disabilities7%
English language learnersn/a

Math

All Students44%
Female46%
Male41%
African American33%
Asiann/a
Hispanic61%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White56%
Economically disadvantaged42%
Students with disabilities7%
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students41%
Female48%
Male31%
African American38%
Asiann/a
Hispanic44%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White50%
Economically disadvantaged38%
Students with disabilities0%
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students45%
Female48%
Male41%
African American38%
Asiann/a
Hispanic56%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White56%
Economically disadvantaged41%
Students with disabilities7%
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 Students21%
Female22%
Male19%
African American14%
Asiann/a
Hispanic20%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White39%
Economically disadvantaged14%
Students with disabilities14%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students19%
Female27%
Male12%
African American11%
Asiann/a
Hispanic10%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White44%
Economically disadvantaged11%
Students with disabilities14%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Social Studies

All Students27%
Female29%
Male26%
African American21%
Asiann/a
Hispanic30%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White39%
Economically disadvantaged22%
Students with disabilities21%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Writing

All Students14%
Female18%
Male9%
African American5%
Asiann/a
Hispanic10%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White33%
Economically disadvantaged10%
Students with disabilities0%
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

 
 
48%

2010

 
 
41%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 76% in 2011.

2011

 
 
48%

2010

 
 
52%
Science

The state average for Science was 71% in 2011.

2011

 
 
42%

2010

 
 
42%
Social Studies

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

2011

 
 
31%

2010

 
 
24%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 60% in 2011.

2011

 
 
42%

2010

 
 
32%
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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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

Average

Reading growth at this school

Below 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
Black 56% 11%
White 21% 81%
Hispanic 15% 4%
Two or more races 5% 2%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 4% 1%
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 81%N/A54%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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