Belinder Elementary School

7230 Belinder Rd
Prairie Village, KS 66208
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Belinder Elementary School serves 431 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Belinder Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Kansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 69% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 28%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 73% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Kansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kansas state average of 37% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 431 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 14%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in KS
  • Math Proficiency
    : 69% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 73% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Belinder Elementary School's student population of 431 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
431 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
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School Rankings

Belinder Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,264 schools in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Belinder Elementary School is 0.25, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (KS)
Overall Testing Rank
#16 out of 1264 schools
(Top 5%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Belinder Elementary School, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
28%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Belinder Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Kansas by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
36%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Belinder Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Kansas by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
8%
21%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Belinder Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
1%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Belinder Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
86%
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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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KS.
Diversity Score
0.25
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
3%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Belinder Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Kansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
10%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Belinder Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Belinder Elementary School's ranking?
Belinder Elementary School is ranked #16 out of 1,264 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in Kansas.
What schools are Belinder Elementary School often compared to?
Belinder Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Prairie Elementary School, Hale Cook Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
69% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% KS state average), while 73% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 36% KS state average).
How many students attend Belinder Elementary School?
431 students attend Belinder Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
86% of Belinder Elementary School students are White, 8% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Belinder Elementary School?
Belinder Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Kansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does Belinder Elementary School offer ?
Belinder Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6
What school district is Belinder Elementary School part of?
Belinder Elementary School is part of Shawnee Mission Pub Sch School District.

School Reviews

2   1/6/2020
The school is great if you make mid-six figures a year. If you are lower income or if your child has autism, then you get treated like trash. Glad we were only there for two years.
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 431 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 14%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 69% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 73% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

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