Ezel Elementary School – Ezel, KY

Award Year 2017

Exemplary High Performing Schools

Ezel Elementary School

31 Walnut Street
Ezel, KY, 41425-8866

(606) 725-8202

Principal Anna Carol Rose, Principal at time of Nomination

Title I School

Morgan County School District

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Student Demographics

  • Black/African American: 1%
  • White: 98%
  • Two or more races: 1%
  • Economically Disadvantaged: 81%


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Fifth Graders demonstrating mastery of decimals using Google Classroom

Fifth Graders demonstrating mastery of decimals using Google Classroom


Ezel Elementary School, located in Morgan County, Kentucky, serves students in Kindergarten through grade five with an enrollment of one hundred and twenty-six students. Our school has long been consistently academically high performing school and ranked in the 99th percentile in Kentucky's Unbridled Learning Accountability System. We have consistently met our annual yearly progress. In 2010, Ezel Elementary was honored as a National Blue Ribbon School.

We attribute our high student achievement and continuous improvement to a culture of academic learning in a supportive environment where there is opportunity for all students to be successful. The Ezel Community is very supportive of our school and maintains a deep sense of pride. Our school strives for excellence and challenges our students to learn at the highest levels possible.

We expect our students to be active members of their school, community, and world. We believe all students can learn regardless of their previous academic performance, socioeconomic status, ethnicity, disability, or gender.

We utilize many strategies to ensure the academic success of our students. We believe the correlation between student achievement and high quality instruction, based on proven techniques and research-based strategies is the key for sustained success. Teachers demonstrate high quality teaching that is intentional and congruent with learning goals aligned with Kentucky Standards. Planning, revising and implementing instruction through analyzing formative and summative assessments drives classroom instruction.

Our staff, students, parents, and community realize we are an ordinary school doing extraordinary things.