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Model Laboratory High School

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Posted August 20, 2009

Model is an excellent academic school and the kids attending are above average both as students and people as a whole. I would like to see a little more 'personal touch' and care from the administration of the school. Overall I am very pleased with my son's experience here.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 18, 2008

Model has been a breathe of fresh air for my elementary student
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Posted December 16, 2007

I'm an alumni and have had experience at another county school and can say Model is the best in Madison Co. However, that's not saying it's perfect. You can get great exposure to many subjects and it's highly encouraged to take classes at EKU which is helpful in college. My problem with Model is it's not selective enough and it's in danger of losing it's reputation to Central. Also, EKU likes to come down and tell the administration how to do it's job when they have no place doing so. You also might notice that there is a lot less AP classes to take at Model, but that's because all the classes are taught at an advanced level. Overall, there is more bonding than at a big school like Central and a lot more gets done at Model.


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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.
Language Mechanics

The state average for Language Mechanics was 51% in 2013.

54 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
76%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 36% in 2013.

53 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
49%

2012

 
 
83%
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

Writing

The state average for Writing was 62% in 2013.

58 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
57%
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 Students69%
Female72%
Male67%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White70%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Writing

All Students49%
Female29%
Male58%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White46%
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

Writing

All Students85%
Female91%
Male81%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White86%
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

The state average for Math was 46% in 2011.

2011

 
 
65%

2010

 
 
49%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 66% in 2011.

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
86%
Science

The state average for Science was 41% in 2011.

2011

 
 
65%

2010

 
 
60%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 41% in 2011.

2011

 
 
59%

2010

 
 
60%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 41% in 2011.

2011

 
 
49%

2010

 
 
50%
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.

55 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
36%

2012

 
 
77%
Biology I

The state average for Biology I was 36% in 2013.

51 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
51%

2012

 
 
59%
English II

The state average for English II was 56% in 2013.

52 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
78%
U.S. History

The state average for U.S. History was 51% in 2013.

58 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
72%

2012

 
 
51%
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 Students36%
Female42%
Male33%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White34%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Biology I

All Students51%
Female38%
Male57%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White52%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

English II

All Students81%
Female94%
Male75%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White80%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

U.S. History

All Students72%
Female59%
Male81%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White76%
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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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 86% 81%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 7% 1%
Black 4% 11%
Hispanic 3% 4%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 2%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 0%N/A54%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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