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Allen County Primary Center

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Posted June 9, 2014

My child had a TERRIBLE experience here. He was here from K-3rd and we actually moved in order for him to have a better 4th grade experience in a new school. In 4 years, he only had one teacher that actually helped him, everyone else was very negative and unmotivated to help him. I urge you to choose another school if your child has special needs (gifted, ADHD, developmental delays, etc.). I wish that we would've moved him sooner.
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Posted September 27, 2007

I am pleased with this school. My son just started Kindergarten and he loves it. I am a stay at home mother and I thought he would be a little hesitant about this whole change of routein but it seems that is exactly what he was looking for. We have an outstanding teacher that keeps me informed about the daily activities and things to come. I am extremely happy!!
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Posted April 14, 2005

There is a really a lot of good teachers in this school system that challages kids to do more then play. I really do like the principal and the asstiants principal they really care about what going on in this school system. They keep their eyes and ears both open to see what all is going on so we as parents do not have to worry about what is going on in the school system. I believe that of good people that will go out of their way to help their students in everything they are doing.I love this school.
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Posted January 28, 2005

My child is in Kindergarden and the teachers here have him reading on a 1st grade level. They challange the kids so they dont get tired of school. This is a great school.
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Math

The state average for Math was 44% in 2013.

197 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
55%

2012

 
 
43%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 48% in 2013.

197 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
57%

2012

 
 
49%
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%
Female53%
Male58%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White56%
Economically disadvantaged49%
Students with disabilities36%
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students57%
Female57%
Male58%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White58%
Economically disadvantaged50%
Students with disabilities42%
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.

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Reading

The state average for Reading was 76% in 2011.

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Science

The state average for Science was 71% in 2011.

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Social Studies

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

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The state average for Writing was 60% in 2011.

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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 95% 81%
Hispanic 3% 4%
Two or more races 2% 2%
Black 1% 11%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
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 65%N/A54%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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721 New Gallatin Rd
Scottsville, KY 42164
Phone: (270) 618-7200

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