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Vine Grove Elementary School

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Posted Monday, August 25, 2014

This school is THE ABSOLUTE BEST!! I can't say enough great things about it! The principal, Mr. Sutton, is outstanding. He really keeps the kids excited about things at the school and keeps things fun! He is very approachable and very nice. He seriously knows just about every child by name! The staff are always friendly and always seem happy to be at the school and eager to teach the kids. My son does very well at this school and stays challenged with his work! I definitely recommend Vine Grove Elementary for anyone!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 18, 2014

This school is phenomenal! Staff and teachers are very friendly and love their jobs. They always seem happy to be at the school and eager to teach the kids. The principal greets each student, every morning at drop-off. Mr. Sutton's leadership is a great example for all teachers and staff to follow. My children excelled at this school. It was very easy to become involved in the school activities as a parent. I spent many hours volunteering and loved every minute of it. I would definitely recommend Vine Grove Elementary for anyone coming to the Fort Knox/Radcliff/Vine Grove area.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 18, 2013

This school is fantastic! All three of my children have attended this school and the teachers are great! The first grade teachers are very good and my children all learned to read by the middle of the year!!!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 26, 2007

The staff and teachers are very aproachable and friendly when it comes to discussing my children's educational goals. I am kept well informed as to what it going on in the school, and am quite happy with the adacemic programs offered.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 24, 2005

My son is in his first year at VGES and I couldn't be more impressed with this school. They are very parent-friendly, and always willing to work and help out in ensuring your child's success. The quality of teachers and staff is exceptional, and they offer many programs and activities for all age ranges.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 18, 2004

Vine Grove is very parent friendly. Anytime I come to visit or volunteer there is always a smiling face.
—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.

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.

98 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
48%

2012

 
 
51%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 48% in 2013.

98 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
50%

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

Language Mechanics

The state average for Language Mechanics was 54% in 2013.

78 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
50%
Math

The state average for Math was 44% in 2013.

78 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
55%

2012

 
 
55%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 49% in 2013.

78 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
45%

2012

 
 
51%
Science

The state average for Science was 69% in 2013.

78 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
67%

2012

 
 
73%
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.

108 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
59%

2012

 
 
51%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 47% in 2013.

108 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
54%

2012

 
 
51%
Social Studies

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

108 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
75%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 36% in 2013.

108 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
29%

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 Students48%
Female45%
Male50%
African American40%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White50%
Economically disadvantaged35%
Students with disabilities31%
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students50%
Female63%
Male42%
African American33%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White53%
Economically disadvantaged37%
Students with disabilities19%
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 Students65%
Female69%
Male63%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White67%
Economically disadvantaged51%
Students with disabilities12%
English language learnersn/a

Math

All Students55%
Female47%
Male61%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White61%
Economically disadvantaged34%
Students with disabilities12%
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students45%
Female38%
Male50%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White50%
Economically disadvantaged29%
Students with disabilities6%
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students67%
Female63%
Male70%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White75%
Economically disadvantaged54%
Students with disabilities35%
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 Students59%
Female63%
Male56%
African American37%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White63%
Economically disadvantaged49%
Students with disabilities25%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students54%
Female57%
Male51%
African American26%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White60%
Economically disadvantaged38%
Students with disabilities33%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Social Studies

All Students74%
Female71%
Male77%
African American53%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White80%
Economically disadvantaged65%
Students with disabilities50%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a

Writing

All Students29%
Female43%
Male16%
African American16%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White33%
Economically disadvantaged21%
Students with disabilities17%
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

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
84%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 76% in 2011.

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
84%
Science

The state average for Science was 71% in 2011.

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
79%
Social Studies

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

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
60%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 60% in 2011.

2011

 
 
70%

2010

 
 
60%
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

Above 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 75% 81%
Black 10% 11%
Hispanic 6% 4%
Two or more races 4% 2%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 2% 0%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 45%N/A54%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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309 First St
Vine Grove, KY 40175
Phone: (270) 877-5410

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