PROFICIENCY 62% 31% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
57%Marshall County
56%Benton
47%Kentucky

Sharpe Elementary School is a school servicing grades PK to 5 and is located in the district of "Marshall County" in Benton, KY. There are a total of 394 students and 23 teachers at Sharpe Elementary School, for a student to teacher ratio of 18 to 1. There are a total of 152 free lunch students and 30 reduced lunch students.

Sharpe Elementary School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 62.0%, which is 31% higher than the Kentucky average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students394
Teachers22.61
Student/Teacher ratio18:1
Free lunch152
Reduced lunch30

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Sharpe Elementary School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All55-59%
370-79%
450-54%
550-54%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All65-69%
370-79%
455-59%
570-74%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Sharpe Elementary School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictKentuckyNational
Caucasian 95.6% 97.0% 79.3% 51.1%
African American 0.5% 0.2% 10.7% 15.9%
Asian 0.5% 0.5% 1.5% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 1.9% 1.3% 5.2% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.2% 0.2% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.4% 0.7% 2.9% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Reidland Elementary School70%4.4Reidland, KY
Reidland Middle School53%4.7Reidland, KY
Symsonia Elementary School72%4.9Symsonia, KY
North Marshall Middle School52%5.9Calvert City, KY
Calvert City Elementary School60%7.7Calvert City, KY
Central Elementary School70%7.8Benton, KY
Star Academy High School10%8.5Benton, KY
Marshall County High School58%8.6Benton, KY
Choices Educational Center20%9.6Paducah, KY
Benton Middle School71%10.2Benton, KY
Benton Elementary School67%10.2Benton, KY
Morgan Elementary School35%10.3Paducah, KY

Benton demographics profile

StatisticBentonKentuckyNational
Population2,5444,411,989318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)14210891
Median age37.038.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)67%58%55%
Speak English99%95%79%
Speak Spanish1%3%13%

Education level achieved in Benton

IndexBentonKentuckyNational
Completed 8th grade83.5%81.0%84.3%
Completed high school79.8%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college49.9%51.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree23.4%30.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors14.0%22.7%30.3%
Completed masters4.9%9.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.2%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.5%0.9%1.3%
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Source: The Sharpe Elementary School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.