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Cuba Elementary School

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Posted September 26, 2013

Cuba is best school! We have the best teachers that are more like family than colleagues. They put the students needs before their own. If you asked anyone if they felt uncomfortable here they all would say no!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 10, 2013

Cuba Elementary School is a school that has held the same values and pride in education for many, many years. These are the values that I was taught as an elementary student at least 22 years ago when I began kindergarten. Now, my heart is filled with joy when I watch my daughter and soon to be my son both attending this amazing school full of loving & caring teachers and staff. Our school has many trials when it comes to finances due to the fact that it is such a small school, even rumor of our school closing soon has been brought up year after year. We could use this money to fund our school year, and help the children do some exceptional things when it comes to learning and fun too. This would be a huge blessing to our little old country school, and I honestly cannot thing of a school that deserves it more!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 7, 2009

Cuba is the best school the teachers and staff are great my childern are there I couldn't ask for a better staff and a better elementary school CUBA IS #1
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 26, 2006

I think Cuba is a great school for my children to attend I know right away if some thing is off with my child at school. i have had no problems with the staff when it comes to them handling my bi polar son . I an very grateful they are very understanding when it comes to his needs . The kindergarten teacher is one of the best i have came across.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 4, 2005

The principal and faculty at Cuba Elementary go out of their way for their students and parents. The principal and faculty are goal directed and supportive in their efforts to lead all students towards proficiency!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 19, 2004

At this time this school isnt my first choice for my children to go to. The teachers in general are ok, and do a good job, except for the first grade teacher. Shes very verbal with her students, and yells at them quite often. Sometimes for no reason at all other than them annoying her. She really should be teaching at a higher grade level. I hope that I can place my children at another school next year, because this one just is not working out. Nothing is done when you make a complaint against a teacher, their all buddy buddy, and its all turned back to the parent as being the 'bad guy', when its the teacher. This is not how tax dollars should be spent at all. I would urge any parent to try and find another school to place their children in.
—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.

21 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
88%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 48% in 2013.

21 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

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

Language Mechanics

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

37 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
51%

2012

 
 
52%
Math

The state average for Math was 44% in 2013.

37 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
60%

2012

 
 
48%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 49% in 2013.

37 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
49%

2012

 
 
44%
Science

The state average for Science was 69% in 2013.

37 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
74%
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.

21 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
95%

2012

 
 
21%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 47% in 2013.

21 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
57%

2012

 
 
63%
Social Studies

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

21 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
68%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 36% in 2013.

21 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
67%

2012

 
 
32%
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.

22 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
41%

2012

 
 
21%
Math

The state average for Math was 39% in 2013.

22 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
55%

2012

 
 
39%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 46% in 2013.

22 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
55%

2012

 
 
21%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 48% in 2013.

22 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
33%
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%
Malen/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White75%
Economically disadvantaged75%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students100%
Female100%
Malen/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged100%
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 Students51%
Female71%
Male39%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White52%
Economically disadvantaged50%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Math

All Students60%
Female71%
Male52%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White55%
Economically disadvantaged61%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students49%
Female57%
Male44%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White48%
Economically disadvantaged50%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students84%
Female86%
Male83%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White81%
Economically disadvantaged82%
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 Students95%
Female92%
Malen/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged93%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students57%
Female62%
Malen/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White59%
Economically disadvantaged60%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Social Studies

All Students100%
Female100%
Malen/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged100%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Writing

All Students67%
Female69%
Malen/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White65%
Economically disadvantaged60%
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 Students41%
Female57%
Malen/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White47%
Economically disadvantaged37%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Math

All Students55%
Female50%
Malen/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White59%
Economically disadvantaged53%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students55%
Female57%
Malen/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White59%
Economically disadvantaged53%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Writing

All Students73%
Female71%
Malen/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White77%
Economically disadvantaged74%
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

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
78%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 76% in 2011.

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
81%
Science

The state average for Science was 71% in 2011.

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
50%
Social Studies

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

2011

 
 
69%

2010

 
 
74%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 60% in 2011.

2011

 
 
46%

2010

 
 
74%
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.

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n/a

2010

 
 
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Science

The state average for Science was 64% in 2011.

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2010

 
 
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Social Studies

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

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n/a

2010

 
 
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Writing

The state average for Writing was 45% in 2011.

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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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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

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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 85% 81%
Hispanic 10% 4%
Two or more races 6% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Black 0% 11%
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 78%N/A54%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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92 Cuba School Rd
Mayfield, KY 42066
Phone: (270) 328-4810

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