Ray Marsh Elementary School

Ray Marsh Elementary School serves 536 students in grades PK-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the KS average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 32%.
Ray Marsh Elementary School operates within the Shawnee Mission Pub School District.

Overview

The student population of 536 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 536 students
Ray Marsh Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
Ray Marsh Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Ray Marsh Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.36 is less than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (KS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 12:1
Ray Marsh Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
2%
Ray Marsh Elementary School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
10%
16%
Ray Marsh Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
2%
7%
Ray Marsh Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
79%
68%
Ray Marsh Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Ray Marsh Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Ray Marsh Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.36 0.68
Ray Marsh Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
19%
38%
Ray Marsh Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2012)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
8%
10%
Ray Marsh Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 30,038 students has grown by 9% over five years.
School District Name Shawnee Mission Pub School District
Number of Schools
Managed
44
3
Number of Students Managed 30,038 562
Shawnee Mission Pub  School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $330 MM n/a
Shawnee Mission Pub  School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $367 MM n/a
Shawnee Mission Pub  School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,016 $0
Shawnee Mission Pub  School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $13,356 $0
Shawnee Mission Pub  School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Shawnee Mission Northwest High School (1.3 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Hocker Grove Middle School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bluejacket-flint Elementary School (1.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Shawnee Mission Bluejacket-flint Elementary School
    11615 West 49th Ter
    Shawnee Mission , KS , 66203
    (913)993-2000
    1.1  mi  |  468  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Shawnee Mission Broken Arrow Elementary School
    5901 Alden
    Shawnee Mission , KS , 66216
    (913)993-2300
    1.2  mi  |  430  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Shawnee Mission Shawnee Mission Northwest High School
    12701 West 67th St
    Shawnee Mission , KS , 66216
    (913)993-7200
    1.3  mi  |  1818  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Shawnee Mission Rhein Benninghoven Elementary School
    6720 Caenen
    Shawnee Mission , KS , 66216
    (913)993-1900
    1.4  mi  |  627  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Shawnee Mission Hocker Grove Middle School
    10400 Johnson Dr
    Shawnee Mission , KS , 66203
    (913)993-0200
    1.5  mi  |  777  students  |  Gr.  7-8

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Shawnee Mission, KS public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.52, which is higher than the Kansas average of 0.31. The most diverse school in Shawnee Mission is Comanche Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Kansas or national school diversity statistics.