Betsy Layne Elementary School

256 School St, Betsy Layne, KY 41605 | (606) 478-9751
  • Grades: PK-8
  • Student Enrollment: 684
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4 out of 5 | 7 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 256 School Street, Betsy Layne, KY 41605
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details
  • Floyd County School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $8,715
  • Graduation Rate: 73.4%
  • Dropout Rate: 4.3%
  • Students Per Teacher: 19.6
  • Enrolled Students: 6,440

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 684
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 34.3
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 19.9
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 354 (51.8%)
  • Females: 328 (48.0%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 47 (6.9%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 416 (60.8%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 463 (67.7%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Betsy Layne Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.1%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Betsy Layne Elementary School
  Number Percent
1st Grade7410.8%
2nd Grade649.4%
3rd Grade7911.5%
4th Grade6910.1%
5th Grade649.4%
6th Grade679.8%
7th Grade689.9%
8th Grade9113.3%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 22%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:78%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 14 Years
  • Average Salary: $42,672
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Betsy Layne Elementary School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$32,31820%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$45,18281%
Source: KY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

School Ratings and Reviews

Overall Rating: 4

4 out of 5 | 7 Reviews
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7 reviews for Betsy Layne Elementary School

  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on July 07, 2010
  • Rating: 4 (4 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Great school, Great teachers.
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on March 27, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • My son attended headstart at BLE and is now in kindergarden there. I have only good things to say about his teacher and aide from last year as well as this year. It has really amazed me what all he has learned at only 5 years old. I also like knowing that no one is allowed to pick my child up under any circumstances without my permission. In my opinion BLE is a very good school and I would recommend it to anyone.
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on December 18, 2009
  • Rating: 2 (2 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I am a parent of a student at BLES the teacher is wonderful..My child has been tought so much thus far this year...However I like to voluneer when I can and I have felt so unwelcomed as I do in the present of Ms Linda Chaffins I am not even forsure what her title at the school is...But she is not friendly and has a VERY bad attuide and seems to want to be in control I was under to inpresstion that John Kidd was the principal.. But I can say that the teachers are good..But the other staff well see for yourself...
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on September 30, 2009
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I am a very concerned mother. My child attended the preschool from Aug 2009-Sept 2009, and the horror stories that he came home telling me about the teacher and her procedures especially with discipline was very alarming. She also along with her aide were not comforting in our situation. I have a very good child and I am sure all parents feel that way about their child. But my child is not disruptive. I reported the disturbing behavior to the director of headstart and she just called and kinda blew me off. The preschool teacher also broke confidentiality laws by discussing other kids and their problems with me. I just feel that people should know about this because when I told them that I was just going to take him out and they never even oftened to put him in another teacher's room.

  • Reviewed by Student on September 08, 2008
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I go to this school, and it has helped me come a long way, and grow as a person, and learn alot of needed lessons
  • Reviewed by Student on August 22, 2007
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • This is a very good school & it is very safe for kids. i like attending school at betsy layne. I am a 7th grader. 6th grade was great last year!
  • Reviewed by Student on November 21, 2006
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I am a new kid atending B.L.E.S and i hav e to say that so far this school has very good teachers and well behaived students...

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