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About This School

Lost River Elementary School is a public elementary school in Bowling Green. 717 students go to Lost River Elementary School and identify as Multiracial; Asian; and White, non-Hispanic. 37% of the 717 students here get reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Lost River Elementary School is 15:1. Holy Trinity Lutheran School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Band
    • Computer arts
    • Dance
    • Drawing painting
  • Sports

    • Baseball
    • Football
    • P.E. classes
    • Rock climbing
    • Soccer
    • Softball
    • Volleyball

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Multiracial 9% %
Asian 6% %
White, non-Hispanic 57% 81%
Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 3%
Hispanic 15% 5%
Black, non-Hispanic 11% 9%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.3% 0.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.3% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 37% 43%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (2 years ago)

    Even though the school year has just started I am very happy with Lost River school. My grandson is excited about going everyday and seems very happy with his teacher Mrs. Herndon. I especially like the fact they care about the kids safety with the orange vest. One of my biggest fears of a young child is getting lost or going with someone they are not suppose to and I feel that Lost River cares about that also. Mrs. Herndon has already showed concern in parent/teacher communication which is also very important to me. I hope to be involved in activities at his school as well as help out in any way possible.

  • (3 years ago)

    Our 20 year old daughter that is in college now went to Lost River.She was valivictorian of her class when she graduated & got a full ride scholarsip to a private college she applied to.Now our son is 10 & he goes there.They both have always been in Gifted & Talented & have always had straight A's on there report cards.We are very very proud of our children but I believe Lost River and the teachers helped them along.Our daughter & son both love it there. Thanks

  • (5 years ago)

    Some teachers give excuses saying 'I have too many children to accomodate your child ' instead of coming up w/a plan to help your child while the principal sits by and lets this happens.

  • (5 years ago)

    I think this school is a okay school.The teachers that i as a parent had to be in contact with have been great with my kids.The front office needs a little help.In my opinon they are lazy and dont really want to do there job that they are there to do.With an exception for the new lady this year.She is and has been very helpfull to me eveytime I've had to come to the school.The other lady has a bit of an attitude.

  • (6 years ago)

    my daughter attended lost river in 2007 for 2 1/2 months and it was disaterous. No communication between teacher and parent and the principal and vice principal were no better. Where are the rewards for all of there achievment like at warren elementary? they(lost river) may put out a better student now adays but but it has to be a give and take relationship.

  • (6 years ago)

    I have a son in the 4th grade and a daughter in kindergarten at Lost River. We recently moved to KY from CA and I am impressed with the school and love their teachers. My son is in 4th grade and has struggled with reading since kindergarten but since attending Lost River I have seen a HUGE improvement. Everyday my children come home and tell me all about the new things they have learned. It is excititng to see my children discussing how magnets work and other things they have learned in school.

  • (6 years ago)

    Lost River continues to lead the way in academic and social areas. Their reading program produces phenomenal results. The adminstration and teachers of Lost River have placed student learning at the top of their priority list and provide a positive environment for learning. Any child would be priviledged to attend this school.

  • (7 years ago)

    For my son and our family Lost River has not been a fit. The teachers he had have been good with him however the administration and how they view family involvement was not the fit we desired. We have not found Lost River to utilize family as does the other schools in our county system. Before entering a child into this school I would recommend that a parent tour the different elementary schools in the county I found this beneficial enough so to sell our home for the only purpose of getting my son out of Lost River. Best move our family has made.

  • (9 years ago)

    My daughter who is in Ms. Howard's class comes home everyday telling me something new she has learned. I am a substitute teacher so I have been to all of the schools in this county. When I am assigned to Lost River I am always amazed at how much more the kids seem to be learning and retaining than at the other schools. They have an excellent reading program and are begining to impliment a similar math program. Lost River also seems to have a handle on behavioral problem before they start. I have never had any problems with any of the students at that school. Another thing I really like about this school is that there is a really good ethnic mix displayed in the student body.

  • (10 years ago)

    The teachers are definitely centered and motivated by the needs of their students. The accomplishments of each individual student must be credited to the high quality of the teachers. The administration of this school needs to pay more attention to the filth/dirt that is obvious when entering.

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