522 N Abilene
Valley Center, KS 67147
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Abilene Elementary School serves 230 students in grades Prekindergarten-3.
Abilene Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Kansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-69% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-59% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 37%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Kansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kansas state average of 37% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-3
  • Enrollment: 230 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 21%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in KS
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-69% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-59% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Abilene Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kansas for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Abilene Elementary School's student population of 230 students has declined by 23% over five school years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-3
Total Students
230 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
14 teachers
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School Rankings

Abilene Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,267 schools in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Abilene Elementary School is 0.36, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (KS)
Overall Testing Rank
#96 out of 1267 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-69%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-59%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
13:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
12%
20%
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Black
1%
7%
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White
79%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.36
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
9%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Abilene Elementary School's ranking?

Abilene Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kansas for: Highest overall rank (Top 10%), Highest math proficiency (Top 5%) and Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

60-69% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% KS state average), while 50-59% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 37% KS state average).

How many students attend Abilene Elementary School?

230 students attend Abilene Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

79% of Abilene Elementary School students are White, 12% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Abilene Elementary School?

Abilene Elementary School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Kansas state average of 13:1.

What grades does Abilene Elementary School offer ?

Abilene Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-3

What school district is Abilene Elementary School part of?

Abilene Elementary School is part of Valley Center Public School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-3
  • Enrollment: 230 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 21%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-69% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-59% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

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