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Majestic Knox Creek Elementary School

Public | PK-6 | 147 students

 

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Posted September 27, 2013

I went to Majestic school way back when it was in Majestic, I wasn't the smartist king but not to bad , it was Elaine and Amarylis they were the really smart kids I think I was there 1962. And in 1964 I had Mrs Mounts from Mounts bottom , it was 4 the grade, oh How I loved that big oh brick building, I can't remember the principal s last name he live right next door , if any body remembers my grand parents was Mack and Mary Beasley , they lived up Cow holler , but later moved to Ceased and Mounts bottom which my brother still lives there Jimmy Beasley, we both went to school there, we loved it as for my name is Mary Alice ( Hammond ) Conner, and we went to 8 the. Grade in that building, wow


Posted October 1, 2007

Majestic Elementary school facilty is wonderful, However wouldn't it be nice if the kids had a gym, when iI went to school you had to pass gym(P.E.) in order to go on to the next grade. I feel that at least if they don't have any type of P.E. going on , at least let the kids use the computer lab and teach them that to substitute not playing anything. e.g. sports illustrated jr or whatever. I haven't heard of the computer lab even being in use. Nevermind art, or music classes. I don't know maybe I'm expecting too much out of an education for my children.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 28, 2004

I would like to take this time to say Majestic Knox Elementary is the greatest grade school that exist. I attended Majestic from kindergarten til 6th grade and now I have two sons there in Headstart. Mrs. Blankenship and Mrs. Dana are doing a fantastic job in Headstart. We couldnt ask for any better teacher or aide. Keep up the good work girls! As for the principal she is a very sweet lady. I remember her from when I was in school. I had her for chorus and I always loved her to death. My kids are gonna have a chance to come involved with Mr. Stiltner too. Mr. Pinson will always be missed tho. Get well soon and I am always prayin for your health. I would like to say Thanks to all the Facutly and Students for Making this school Great!
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Posted September 14, 2004

Its been a long time sinceI wrote in a review about our fine school (Majestic Elementary). Things keep improving. As everyone should know by now we also have a new principal Mrs.Stiltner may I say she is doing a great job! Mr. Pinson could not have a better person filling his position. Way to go Mrs. Stiltner. We as everyone already knows have a great school I really don't have to say that again. Our school speaks for itself. Our teachers and staff are very special and dedicated to their job. Keep it up Majestic Elementary.
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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.

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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.

21 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
52%

2012

 
 
50%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 48% in 2013.

21 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
52%

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

Language Mechanics

The state average for Language Mechanics was 54% in 2013.

17 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
36%
Math

The state average for Math was 44% in 2013.

17 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
29%

2012

 
 
14%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 49% in 2013.

17 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
21%
Science

The state average for Science was 69% in 2013.

17 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
36%
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.

16 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
44%

2012

 
 
28%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 47% in 2013.

16 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
31%

2012

 
 
50%
Social Studies

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

16 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
50%

2012

 
 
50%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 36% in 2013.

16 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
19%

2012

 
 
22%
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 44% in 2013.

16 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
31%

2012

 
 
20%
Math

The state average for Math was 39% in 2013.

16 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
38%

2012

 
 
10%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 46% in 2013.

16 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
56%

2012

 
 
60%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 48% in 2013.

16 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
25%

2012

 
 
30%
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%
Femalen/a
Male33%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White52%
Economically disadvantaged50%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students52%
Femalen/a
Male33%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White52%
Economically disadvantaged44%
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

Language Mechanics

All Students71%
Femalen/a
Male73%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White71%
Economically disadvantaged67%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Math

All Students29%
Femalen/a
Male36%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White29%
Economically disadvantaged20%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students65%
Femalen/a
Male73%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White65%
Economically disadvantaged60%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students82%
Femalen/a
Male82%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White82%
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 Students44%
Female40%
Malen/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White44%
Economically disadvantaged47%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students31%
Female30%
Malen/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White31%
Economically disadvantaged33%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Social Studies

All Students50%
Female40%
Malen/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White50%
Economically disadvantaged53%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Writing

All Students19%
Female20%
Malen/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White19%
Economically disadvantaged20%
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

Language Mechanics

All Students31%
Femalen/a
Male40%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White31%
Economically disadvantaged15%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Math

All Students38%
Femalen/a
Male40%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White38%
Economically disadvantaged23%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students56%
Femalen/a
Male70%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White56%
Economically disadvantaged46%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Writing

All Students25%
Femalen/a
Male20%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White25%
Economically disadvantaged15%
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

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
85%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 76% in 2011.

2011

 
 
96%

2010

 
 
72%
Science

The state average for Science was 71% in 2011.

2011

 
 
95%

2010

 
 
100%
Social Studies

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

2011

 
 
100%

2010

 
 
92%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 60% in 2011.

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
79%
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

Math

The state average for Math was 65% in 2011.

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n/a

2010

 
 
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Reading

The state average for Reading was 70% in 2011.

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
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Science

The state average for Science was 64% in 2011.

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n/a

2010

 
 
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Social Studies

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

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n/a

2010

 
 
n/a
Writing

The state average for Writing was 45% 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

Algebra II

The state average for Algebra II was 36% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
Biology I

The state average for Biology I was 36% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
English II

The state average for English II was 56% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
U.S. History

The state average for U.S. History was 51% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
Scale: % proficient or distinguished

About the tests


Beginning in the 2011-12 school year, and continuing in 2012-2013, Kentucky administered the End-of-Course (EOC) assessments. EOCs are tests given to public high school students when they complete a course to assess their knowledge of important course concepts. They are similar to a final exam, except that they are created and scored by an outside testing company, ensuring that the tests are both rigorous and aligned with state and national college readiness standards.

Source: Kentucky Department of Education

Algebra II

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Biology I

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

English II

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

U.S. History

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
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 administered the End-of-Course (EOC) assessments. EOCs are tests given to public high school students when they complete a course to assess their knowledge of important course concepts. They are similar to a final exam, except that they are created and scored by an outside testing company, ensuring that the tests are both rigorous and aligned with state and national college readiness standards.

Source: Kentucky Department of Education

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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

Below 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
White 100% 81%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Black 0% 11%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Hispanic 0% 4%
Two or more races 0% 2%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 88%N/A54%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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51765 Hwy 194 East
Majestic, KY 41547
Phone: (606) 456-3982

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