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Lewis County Central Elementary School

Public | PK-5

 

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Posted April 1, 2009

Central Elementary School is a wonderful school in a wonderful, small town community.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 18, 2008

Both of my children attended this school and they both had an excellent experience. The teachers are very concern about the students and their learning. The teachers give the school a warm atmosphere. The children love to come to school!
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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.

79 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
39%

2012

 
 
22%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 48% in 2013.

79 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
41%

2012

 
 
38%
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.

57 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
51%

2012

 
 
33%
Math

The state average for Math was 44% in 2013.

57 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
39%

2012

 
 
19%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 49% in 2013.

57 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
30%

2012

 
 
22%
Science

The state average for Science was 69% in 2013.

57 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
43%
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.

84 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
27%

2012

 
 
28%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 47% in 2013.

84 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
32%

2012

 
 
33%
Social Studies

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

84 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
31%

2012

 
 
36%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 36% in 2013.

84 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
33%

2012

 
 
24%
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 Students39%
Female38%
Male41%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White40%
Economically disadvantaged29%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students41%
Female38%
Male43%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White40%
Economically disadvantaged33%
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 Students51%
Female53%
Male48%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White50%
Economically disadvantaged45%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Math

All Students39%
Female27%
Male52%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White37%
Economically disadvantaged29%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students30%
Female30%
Male30%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White28%
Economically disadvantaged26%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students63%
Female60%
Male67%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White61%
Economically disadvantaged53%
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 Students27%
Female36%
Male19%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White26%
Economically disadvantaged20%
Students with disabilities9%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students32%
Female41%
Male24%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White31%
Economically disadvantaged26%
Students with disabilities27%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Social Studies

All Students31%
Female36%
Male26%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White29%
Economically disadvantaged28%
Students with disabilities9%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Writing

All Students33%
Female41%
Male26%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White33%
Economically disadvantaged32%
Students with disabilities46%
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

 
 
69%

2010

 
 
74%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 76% in 2011.

2011

 
 
72%

2010

 
 
72%
Science

The state average for Science was 71% in 2011.

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
83%
Social Studies

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

2011

 
 
40%

2010

 
 
45%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 60% in 2011.

2011

 
 
41%

2010

 
 
46%
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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 95% 81%
Two or more races 3% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Black 0% 11%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Hispanic 0% 4%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 73%N/A54%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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