White's Tower Elementary School

Serves grades PK - 5

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year [note on school closures TBD].
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
2977 Harris Pk
Independence, KY 41051
Phone
(859) 356-9668
District
KENTON COUNTY
County
KENTON COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
680
Classroom Teachers
37

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Kentucky

10

(10 is best)

Better than 94.7% of KY schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

9

(10 is best)

White's Tower Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

100 80 60 40 20 0
87%
50%
82%
53%
92%
47%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 4

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
62%
50%
62%
53%
62%
47%
62%
50%
62%
53%
62%
47%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 5

80 60 40 20 0
65%
55%
67%
58%
62%
52%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

25 20 15 10 5 0
18
19
16
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 39 5.7%
Kindergarten 131 19.3%
Grade 1 108 15.9%
Grade 2 84 12.4%
Grade 3 110 16.2%
Grade 4 107 15.7%
Grade 5 101 14.9%
Total 680 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 95.9% 88.9% 78.4%
Black 1.7% 3.0% 11.3%
Hispanic 2.0% 6.2% 8.1%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.5% 1.7% 2.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.3% 0.3%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 40.6% 42.6% 55.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 37.2% 38.2% 51.9%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 3.4% 4.4% 3.9%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 104,694 4,467,673
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 707.9 112
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.6% 6.2%
5-19 YEARS OLD 20.0% 19.2%
20-44 YEARS OLD 32.0% 32.2%
45-64 YEARS OLD 27.0% 26.5%
65 OR OLDER 14.3% 16.0%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 38,543 1,734,618
Single Parent Households With Children 8.4% 10.9%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 92.1% 86.3%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 34.8% 24.2%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 15.0% 8.2%
$100,000 - $149,999 21.7% 12.5%
$75,000 - $99,999 15.1% 12.1%
$50,000 - $74,999 18.7% 17.7%
$30,000 - $49,999 14.4% 19.1%
$15,000 - $29,999 9.4% 16.3%
$15,000 or less 5.7% 14.1%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,829 $84,164,000 51.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $658 $9,501,000 5.8%
Staff $322 $4,650,000 2.9%
General Administration $139 $2,008,000 1.2%
School Administration $676 $9,754,000 6.0%
Operation $824 $11,890,000 7.3%
Transportation $661 $9,539,000 5.9%
Other $172 $2,484,000 1.5%
Total Support $3,451 $49,826,000 30.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,012 $29,043,000 17.8%
Total Expenditures $11,292 $163,033,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,409 $4,435,012,000 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $534 $369,596,000 4.3%
Staff $613 $424,003,000 4.9%
General Administration $246 $169,927,000 2.0%
School Administration $637 $440,642,000 5.1%
Operation $903 $624,899,000 7.3%
Transportation $616 $425,958,000 5.0%
Other $292 $202,045,000 2.4%
Total Support $3,840 $2,657,070,000 31.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,150 $1,487,487,000 17.3%
Total Expenditures $12,398 $8,579,569,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,069 $358,201,987,000 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $716 $36,303,849,544 5.1%
Staff $569 $28,839,133,000 4.1%
General Administration $233 $11,807,269,000 1.7%
School Administration $680 $34,450,660,000 4.8%
Operation $1,094 $55,418,509,000 7.8%
Transportation $494 $25,019,268,456 3.5%
Other $430 $21,796,799,000 3.1%
Total Support $4,216 $213,635,488,000 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,767 $140,198,177,000 19.7%
Total Expenditures $14,052 $712,035,652,000 100.0%