Advertisement
Advertisement

GreatSchools Rating

Foust Elementary School

Public | K-4

 

Be sure to visit

Take along one of
our checklists:

 
Last modified
Community Rating

5 stars


Teacher quality

Principal leadership

Parent involvement

Rate this school

Click on stars to rate
Please select a star rating for this school.
    Helpful reviews answer questions:
  • What do you think others should know?
  • What do you like?
  • How could your school improve?
    Review Guidelines
    GreatSchools won’t post reviews that contain:
  • Inappropriate language
  • Allegations of criminal conduct
  • Names of students, teachers or staff
1200 characters remaining
Please read and accept our Terms of Use to join GreatSchools.
Please indicate your relationship to the school.
Registration is required to post your anonymous review
We will not display your name, photo or email address with your review.
OR
Your email address will never be published or shared.
Indicates a required field

5 reviews of this school


Sort by:
Show reviews by:
Posted October 6, 2010

this school is so much more and everything i hoped that my son would have i feel so blessed
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 2, 2009

My kids have learned so much in so little time, and Foust Elementary education is the reason my boys excell.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 30, 2009

This school has the best staff ever. They make sure that every kid feels like a member of their family. Everyone goes out of their way to make sure every child excels.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 27, 2009

They believe that all children have a fair and complete right to education, even the children with Special Needs, or (LD) Learning Disabilities. I commend them for their Caring and efforts they strive for every child. Well Done, and Thank You for turning no child away, or feeling no child is unteachable.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 1, 2008

I think that foust is an great school for kids and that they inspire them to be there self in life !
—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.

73 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
48%

2012

 
 
30%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 48% in 2013.

73 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
49%

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

Language Mechanics

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

73 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
44%

2012

 
 
55%
Math

The state average for Math was 44% in 2013.

73 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
22%

2012

 
 
17%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 49% in 2013.

73 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
38%

2012

 
 
40%
Science

The state average for Science was 69% in 2013.

73 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
72%
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 Students48%
Female44%
Male53%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracial50%
Native Americann/a
White51%
Economically disadvantaged46%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students49%
Female51%
Male47%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracial57%
Native Americann/a
White59%
Economically disadvantaged46%
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 Students44%
Female53%
Male37%
African American33%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White55%
Economically disadvantaged43%
Students with disabilities0%
English language learnersn/a

Math

All Students22%
Female28%
Male17%
African American0%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White35%
Economically disadvantaged22%
Students with disabilities0%
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students38%
Female38%
Male39%
African American17%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White55%
Economically disadvantaged37%
Students with disabilities25%
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students86%
Female81%
Male90%
African American89%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White90%
Economically disadvantaged85%
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

The state average for Math was 73% in 2011.

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
85%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 76% in 2011.

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
94%
Science

The state average for Science was 71% in 2011.

2011

 
 
94%

2010

 
 
96%
Social Studies

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

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a
Writing

The state average for Writing was 60% 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

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2012-2013 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 48% 81%
Black 17% 11%
Two or more races 17% 2%
Hispanic 10% 4%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 7% 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 88%N/A54%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Oops! We currently do not have any teacher information for this school. We rely on the state Department of Education, the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), and in some cases school administrators such as registrars and principals for this data.

What makes a great teacher? Study after study shows the single most important factor determining the quality of the education a child receives is the quality of his teacher. Here are some characteristics to look for »

Let your school shine!

School leaders: Help your school shine on GreatSchools
by verifying community responses, adding program highlights
and more! Get started »

Resources

Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
School leaders can update this information here.

Upcoming Events

No upcoming events found for this school
Searching for school events...
Date
Title
  • {{date}}
    {{title}}
Export calendar
Outlook.com
Microsoft Outlook
iCal Format
Google Calendar
Print Calendar
Uploading, please wait...
POWERED BY
Tandem

Apply

To learn more about enrolling, please call the school.
 

TIP: Don't forget to ask about documents required for enrollment, such as your child's birth certificate, proof of address, or a record of immunizations.

 
Notice an inaccuracy? Let us know!

601 Foust Ave
Owensboro, KY 42301
Phone: (270) 686-1060

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT

Compare this school
to nearby schools

Compare schools »

Compare

Add this school to compare

Nearby schools






Majesty Academy
Owensboro, KY


ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT