Bertram Caruthers Elementary School

  • Bertram Caruthers Elementary School serves 380 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 33%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Bertram Caruthers Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Kansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Kansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Kansas state average of 36% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Bertram Caruthers Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Kansas for:

School Overview

  • Bertram Caruthers Elementary School's student population of 380 students has grown by 40% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 47% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students380 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bertram Caruthers Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,265 schools in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Bertram Caruthers Elementary School is 0.70, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KS)
Overall Testing Rank#1240 out of 1265 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
41%
20%
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Black
31%
7%
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White
21%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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Diversity Score0.700.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
79%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
10%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKansas City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Bertram Caruthers Elementary School is Bridges/wyandot Academy (0.6 miles away)
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