Briarwood Elementary School

  • Briarwood Elementary School serves 573 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 66% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 34%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 65% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Briarwood 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 10%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Kansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kansas state average of 35%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Briarwood Elementary School's student population of 573 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students573 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Briarwood 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Briarwood Elementary School is 0.42, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KS)
Overall School Rank#66 out of 1267 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
34%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
13%
19%
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Black
5%
7%
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White
75%
65%
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Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Briarwood Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KS.
Diversity Score0.420.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
39%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameShawnee Mission Pub Sch School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

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