501 Mill Road
Leon, KS 67074
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Bluestem Elementary School serves 274 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Bluestem Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Kansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (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 30-34% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 37%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Kansas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kansas state average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Bluestem Elementary School's student population of 274 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
274 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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School Rankings

Bluestem Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% 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 Bluestem Elementary School is 0.19, which is less 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 Data
This School
State Level (KS)
Overall Testing Rank
#612 out of 1267 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
4%
20%
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Black
2%
7%
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White
90%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.19
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
9%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Students: 274 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 10%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in KS
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.19 (Btm 50%)

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