Banneker Elementary School

2026 N 4th Street
Kansas City, KS 66101
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 308 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Banneker Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Kansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 29%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 32%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Kansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Kansas state average of 37% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 308 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • : Bottom 50% in KS
  • : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Banneker Elementary School's student population of 308 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
308 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
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School Rankings

Banneker Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,280 schools in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Banneker Elementary School is 0.56, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (KS)
#1179 out of 1280 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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10-14%
29%
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10-14%
32%
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≤10%
31%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
53%
21%
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Black
40%
6%
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White
2%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.56
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
81%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
10%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Banneker Elementary School's ranking?
Banneker Elementary School is ranked #1179 out of 1,280 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Kansas.
What schools are Banneker Elementary School often compared to?
Banneker Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Bertram Caruthers Elementary School, Grant Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
10-14% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 29% KS state average), while 10-14% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 32% KS state average).
How many students attend Banneker Elementary School?
308 students attend Banneker Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
53% of Banneker Elementary School students are Hispanic, 40% of students are Black, 4% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are White, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Banneker Elementary School?
Banneker Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is equal to the Kansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does Banneker Elementary School offer ?
Banneker Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Banneker Elementary School part of?
Banneker Elementary School is part of Kansas City School District.
In what neighborhood is Banneker Elementary School located?
Banneker Elementary School is located in the Northeast neighborhood of Kansas City, KS. There are 6 other public schools located in Northeast.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 308 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

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