Bates Elementary School

School Overview


7601 Bardstown Rd

Louisville, KY 40291

(502) 485-8208

School Website

View map


Grades: PK - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 550

Students Per Teacher: 16

Parent Reviews

18 Parent Reviews for Bates Elementary School

My son has been here for two years now and we love how much he excels here! The teachers are top notch and the school allows parents to be involved.

Posted by a parent on 12/18/14

All 3 of my children have attended Bates. We have had such an amazing experience with our school family. They have it all: chorus, band, orchestra, hand bells, cross country, basketball, soccer, cheerleading, book club, quick recall, robotics, school plays, school mascot. They have strong academics ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/17/14

This school is the best. we have home work everyday.all these bad comments are untrue. fern creek is no better. we have the a.p.

Posted by a other on 09/18/14

We have 2 children, both of which attended/are attending Bates Elementary. We prayed a lot and researched several schools, public and private, before our oldest child started Kindergarten a few years ago. The teachers and staff were/are so welcoming and open to the involvement of family that we have ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/27/14

I absolutely love this school , my nephew attended Bates K-5 and my Grandaughter is now enrolled there ! The teachers are very attentive toward the students and keep you informed in your child's progress . The ratio teacher per student is good . My granddaughter is reading above her grade level and loves ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 04/28/14

My child is a student at Bates Elementary and I could not be happier with the education he is receiveing. As a school administrator in another district I have decent knowledge on what makes a school great, and Bates definitely measures up. The teachers my son has had are top notch, engaging and dedicated ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/05/13

Bates Elementary is an excellent school. My child's teacher is wonderful. She communicates with us, brings out the most creative thinking in my child and truly cares for my child. There are so many extra curricular activities. My child has been on cross country, played hand bells and sang in the ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/05/13

This school is horrible. My son goes there. Last year was the worst. My son constantly came home to tell me that part of his lunch was stolen and nothing was ever done about it. A kid brought a pocket knife to school and my husband talked to the principal about it, but of course nothing was done. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/31/12

I have been to this school before on many occasions as two of my grandchildren unfortunately attend there. EVERY single time i have been there it amazes me how students of all grades just meander, (more like run wild), about the hallways, and I am thinking to myself, "Should you not be in a class? ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 07/06/12

After a long appeal process of trying to get my kindergartener into a decent school (she got placed in an area B school) we got placed at Bates and I have to admit I wasn't too excited about it but we decided to give it a try. We have been very pleased with the school and our daughter has learned a ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/04/12

Have a question about schools? Ask it at Trulia Voices. See more reviews at

School Profile for Bates Elementary School

Test scores
Test scores for Bates Elementary School

KCCT* Test Scores

Grade Level: All

Test Year: 2011
Bates Elementary School
Jefferson County Schools
* 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.

Homes for sale near Bates Elementary School

9913 Hill Spring Cir 9913 Hill S...
2 br  2 ½ ba
10712 Glenmary Springs Dr 10712 Glenm...
2 br  2 ba
10203 Poco Pl 10203 Poco Pl
3 br  2 ba
6604 El Toro Ct 6604 El Tor...
3 br  1 ½ ba
8604 Roberta Ct 8604 Robert...
2 br  2 ba
10107 Owen C2 Plan 10107 Owen ...
3 br  2 ba
Nearby Schools
Charts and Data
Louisville schools — Bates Elementary School is located at 7601 Bardstown Rd, Louisville KY 40291. 7601 Bardstown Rd is in the 40291 ZIP code in Louisville, KY The school district for Bates Elementary School is the Jefferson County Schools. Bates Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 5.
School information provided by GreatSchools. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed.
Copyright © 2016 Trulia, Inc. All rights reserved.   |  
Have a question? Visit our Help Center to find the answer