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Model Laboratory Elementary School

Public | PK-5

 
 

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4 stars

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Posted August 22, 2012

Our three children entered Eastern Kentucky University Model elementary school at different years due to the first come-first serve waiting list (siblings receive no preference). They had previously attended preschool at a major University Child Development Center, so the concept of a University-managed school was not new to us, and was indeed preferred. Each of our children integrated very smoothly into their new classrooms and the teachers eased their transitions beautifully. Model is the best value anywhere: private school size grade levels at a fraction of private school price. Model provides an outstanding foundation for high school and higher education, and the students benefit from student teachers from the Eastern Kentucky University College of Education. The fact that Model students consistently rank at the top of all schools with respect to ACT scores says a lot, and the consistent 95-100% of each senior class admitted to colleges and universities across the U.S. is a testament to the quality of teaching.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 3, 2012

New kids tend to be excluded/outcastes as most of the kids have gone to school together since Pre-K/Kindergarten. Students also live in various counties and never really interact outside of school. Also Model does not offer bus service and getting your child to and from school can be very inconvenient.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 6, 2006

We moved here from Connecticut where education rating is #1 in country. The Model Lab School is terrific!The teachers are soooo helpful and caring, the education is high quality, lots of homework, lots of extra-curricular activities. The students here are the nicest in the world! We had one son in 8th grade and one in 9th. Both did very well. Unfortunately we are relocating again, but know we'll never find another school as nice as this one. Lisa Ruck
—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.

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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.

47 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
81%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 48% in 2013.

47 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

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.

51 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
69%
Math

The state average for Math was 44% in 2013.

51 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
55%

2012

 
 
56%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 49% in 2013.

51 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
67%
Science

The state average for Science was 69% in 2013.

51 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
90%

2012

 
 
85%
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.

52 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
62%

2012

 
 
56%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 47% in 2013.

52 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
56%
Social Studies

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

52 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
69%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 36% in 2013.

52 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
60%

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 Students68%
Female70%
Male67%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White71%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students75%
Female74%
Male75%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White78%
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 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 Students82%
Female81%
Male84%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White81%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Math

All Students55%
Female50%
Male60%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White51%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students82%
Female85%
Male80%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White81%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students90%
Female92%
Male88%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White93%
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 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 Students62%
Female58%
Male64%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White61%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students75%
Female79%
Male71%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White72%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Social Studies

All Students83%
Female79%
Male86%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White81%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Writing

All Students60%
Female79%
Male43%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White51%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
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

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
87%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 76% in 2011.

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
85%
Science

The state average for Science was 71% in 2011.

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
89%
Social Studies

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

2011

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
47%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 60% in 2011.

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
43%
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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4-7 Average

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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%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 10% 1%
Black 2% 11%
Hispanic 2% 4%
Two or more races 1% 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 1%N/A54%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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