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Concord Elementary School

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Posted December 24, 2009

my son has been at concord since 2005 and he loves it. i also have a child under one that will also attend concord even if i have to drive him there myself. everyone there really cares about the children. i hope that the school will continue to be excellent.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 16, 2009

The principle is top-notch, the teachers enthusiastic, and the environment friendly and perfect for excellent learning.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 10, 2008

Concord is a wonderful school. We have a fantastic principal who communicates to the parents almost daily. She wants to keep the parents informed about everything that is going on at Concord. She wants the parents to be involved. There is no better school in the Paducah area.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 10, 2008

This is an awesome school. This is my sons 3rd year attending and we love it. The staff is wonderful, the teachers really go above and beyond for each child. My son loves his school and I would not send him anywhere else.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 9, 2008

I am so pleased with how dedicated Concord is to making sure their students succeed.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 9, 2008

It is a wonderful school. The teachers are very caring and strive to do what is best for the children.
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Posted April 2, 2008

Concord is a GREAT school. All you have to do is look at our scores and see that we believe in high achievement. Concord has a great staff, and a wonderful principal. There is not a better school in the paducah area. Gena
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Posted April 1, 2008

What a awsome school! I have a K student there and next school year, I will have another K and a 1st grader. If the rest of the teachers are like the K teachers, then I can't wait. We had our son in a private school for pre-school and considered it for Kindergarten. After a close look at Concord, we knew where he needed to go. We made the switch and Concord beat the private school hands down. There was NO comparison to the level of interaction and the overall quality.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 27, 2008

This school has a great staff. They really seem to care about the kids. Lots of opportunity for parents to be involved, they encourage this. My kids really like this school. There doesn't seem to be alot of problems with students, if there ever is it is always taken care of in a timely matter. Lots of different groups of kids, not just one 'elite' group likesome schools have. I would encourage anyone to go visit this school, they would probably like what they see.
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Posted September 27, 2007

Wonderful school with great leadership and some really great parent involvement.
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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.

84 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
62%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 48% in 2013.

84 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
76%
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.

94 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
80%
Math

The state average for Math was 44% in 2013.

94 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
60%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 49% in 2013.

94 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
72%
Science

The state average for Science was 69% in 2013.

94 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
87%
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.

79 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
52%

2012

 
 
33%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 47% in 2013.

79 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
61%
Social Studies

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

79 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
78%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 36% in 2013.

79 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
48%

2012

 
 
47%
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 Students70%
Female70%
Male71%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White74%
Economically disadvantaged51%
Students with disabilities40%
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students70%
Female70%
Male71%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White75%
Economically disadvantaged51%
Students with disabilities30%
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 Students83%
Female90%
Male76%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White84%
Economically disadvantaged70%
Students with disabilities57%
English language learnersn/a

Math

All Students61%
Female60%
Male61%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White62%
Economically disadvantaged40%
Students with disabilities21%
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students73%
Female75%
Male72%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White73%
Economically disadvantaged68%
Students with disabilities79%
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students86%
Female83%
Male89%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White89%
Economically disadvantaged78%
Students with disabilities71%
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 Students52%
Female53%
Male51%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White54%
Economically disadvantaged40%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students70%
Female78%
Male63%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White75%
Economically disadvantaged45%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Social Studies

All Students75%
Female78%
Male72%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White78%
Economically disadvantaged63%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Writing

All Students48%
Female64%
Male35%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White49%
Economically disadvantaged32%
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

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
81%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 76% in 2011.

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
89%
Science

The state average for Science was 71% in 2011.

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
66%
Social Studies

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

2011

 
 
73%

2010

 
 
64%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 60% in 2011.

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
63%
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

What is the GreatSchools Rating?

The GreatSchools rating is a simple tool for parents to compare schools based on test scores, student academic growth, and college readiness. It compares schools across the state, where the highest rated schools in the state are designated as “Above Average” and the lowest “Below Average.” It is designed to be a starting point to help parents make baseline comparisons. We always advise parents to visit the school and consider other information on school performance and programs, as well as consider their child's and family's needs as part of the school selection process.

 
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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

Above 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%
Black 8% 11%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 1%
Hispanic 2% 4%
Two or more races 2% 2%
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 44%N/A54%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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5184 Hinkleville Rd
Paducah, KY 42001
Phone: (270) 538-4050

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