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About This School

Blake Elementary School is a public elementary school in Louisville. 461 children attend Blake Elementary School and identify as Hispanic; White, non-Hispanic; and Black, non-Hispanic. 84% of the 461 students here get reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Blake Elementary School is 19:1. Blue Lick Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Band
    • Chorus
    • Computer arts
    • Dance
    • Orchestra
  • Sports

    • Basketball
    • Cheerleading
    • P.E. classes

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 8% 5%
White, non-Hispanic 57% 52%
Black, non-Hispanic 32% 36%
Multiracial 2% %
Asian 1% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.4% 3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.2% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.1%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 84% 56%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (8 years ago)

    I am so disappointed in this school. It seems they cant keep a principal recess is an option foregone by most.My daughter thus far is being taught things she has already long passed. Im very worried about the quality or lack thereof of this school. There isnt a playground or a flower to be seen. How can a parent be involved in the schools if they cant even get to them because they live to far and dont have transportation? And by the way the PTA is a joke. Though again that may be because parents cant get there to participate. I am even considering home schooling.

  • (8 years ago)

    My daughter is in k-1 at blake. I have mixed feelings about this school. I love her teacher Ms Heckel and can really see how much academic progress my daughter has made in her class this year. What I don't like is the administrative leadership and the lack of 'traditional' elementary elements with very little physical downtime such as recess and PE. They do not recite the pledge of allegiance. This bothers me as my 4 yr old attended pre-k at a school that does. She knows the pledge by heart but my kindergartner didn't even know what it means. My daughter did not have one musical or drama program which I feel helps with their artistic expression no field trips nothing outside of the classroom. Further Blakes test scores rank much lower than other schools in our cluster. We are seeking a tansfer for the 2006-2007 yr.

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