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Piner Elementary School

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Posted December 3, 2009

A little secret in the Southern part of Kenton County - an exceptionally fine school with a great principal and staff and with great parental involvement. Kids who go there are getting a great start!
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Posted April 8, 2009

I love Piner Elementary and it's dedication to the students. Not only do they focus on the children's education, which we all know is very important. They also focus on having a good character. They're motto is character counts. In the real word, you can be a genius, but without a good charater, you will get no where in life. They have many extra curricular activites available, my only complaint is that they're aren't enough for the ages K-3.
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Posted March 7, 2008

The school and the staff take time for the students. The staff puts a lot of time in for school and helping the kids grow
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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.

47 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
55%

2012

 
 
48%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 48% in 2013.

47 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
46%
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.

62 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
60%
Math

The state average for Math was 44% in 2013.

62 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
60%

2012

 
 
53%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 49% in 2013.

62 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
60%

2012

 
 
59%
Science

The state average for Science was 69% in 2013.

62 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
78%
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.

60 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
55%

2012

 
 
48%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 47% in 2013.

60 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
58%

2012

 
 
55%
Social Studies

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

60 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
73%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 36% in 2013.

60 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
32%

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

All Students55%
Female58%
Male52%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White54%
Economically disadvantaged42%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students64%
Female62%
Male67%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White65%
Economically disadvantaged42%
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 Students66%
Female79%
Male56%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White67%
Economically disadvantaged48%
Students with disabilities25%
English language learnersn/a

Math

All Students60%
Female57%
Male62%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White60%
Economically disadvantaged48%
Students with disabilities17%
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students60%
Female64%
Male56%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White60%
Economically disadvantaged44%
Students with disabilities25%
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students81%
Female86%
Male77%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White80%
Economically disadvantaged70%
Students with disabilities50%
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 Students55%
Female50%
Male62%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White56%
Economically disadvantaged37%
Students with disabilities18%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students58%
Female59%
Male58%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White59%
Economically disadvantaged57%
Students with disabilities27%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Social Studies

All Students73%
Female71%
Male77%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White75%
Economically disadvantaged67%
Students with disabilities36%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Writing

All Students32%
Female35%
Male27%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White32%
Economically disadvantaged23%
Students with disabilities18%
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

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
68%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 76% in 2011.

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
70%
Science

The state average for Science was 71% in 2011.

2011

 
 
66%

2010

 
 
49%
Social Studies

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

2011

 
 
59%

2010

 
 
60%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 60% in 2011.

2011

 
 
72%

2010

 
 
67%
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
White 97% 81%
Two or more races 2% 2%
Hispanic 1% 4%
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 40%N/A54%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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