School Details

Okolona Elementary School

7606 Preston Hwy, Louisville, KY 40219
(502) 485-8309
1

(out of 10)

Public Grades PK-5 331 students 34 students/teacher (KY avg is 16)

Test Scores by grade

46%
43%
46%
33%
47%
54%

Kentucky Performance Rating for Educational Progress (KPREP)

Beginning in the 2011-12 school year, and continuing in 2013-2014, 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.
  • This school in 2014
  • Jefferson County School District average
  • Kentucky state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

49%
46%
52%
39%
46%
49%
43%
48%
54%
59%
62%
71%

Kentucky Performance Rating for Educational Progress (KPREP)

Beginning in the 2011-12 school year, and continuing in 2013-2014, 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.
  • This school in 2014
  • Jefferson County School District average
  • Kentucky state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

43%
51%
53%
47%
51%
56%
39%
51%
58%
28%
36%
39%

Kentucky Performance Rating for Educational Progress (KPREP)

Beginning in the 2011-12 school year, and continuing in 2013-2014, 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.
  • This school in 2014
  • Jefferson County School District average
  • Kentucky state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

64%
55%
46%
63%
65%
66%
35%
47%
71%
28%
47%
60%
50%
49%
41%

Kentucky Core Content Tests (KCCT)

In 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. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
  • This school in 2014
  • Jefferson County School District average
  • Kentucky state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Okolona Elementary School is a public elementary school in Louisville. 331 students go to Okolona Elementary School and identify mostly as White, non-Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and Multiracial. 82% of the 331 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Okolona Elementary School is 34:1. Slaughter Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 52% 51%
Black, non-Hispanic 27% 37%
Multiracial 2% 2%
Hispanic 18% 7%
Asian 1% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.6% 0%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.6% 3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.3% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 82% 59%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (3 years ago)

    My Granddaughter is in Kindergarten and she loves it...It started off rough with this being her third teacher this year but she has excelled.

  • (5 years ago)

    I moved in from Atlanta GA and I love the principal Enthusiasm.The programs are excellent. My doughter is in 2nd grade in Mrs Hetzel class and she is doing fantastic.

  • (6 years ago)

    the principal is working hard to get test score up and make this a great learning institution. If the parents of students at this school were more involoved this school would be super!

  • (8 years ago)

    Since the school has gotten a new principal I have seen big improvements. My son has attended Okolona for six years and this year he actually enjoys school.

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