Buckner Performing Arts Magnet Elementary School

3530 E 27th N
Wichita, KS 67220
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Buckner Performing Arts Magnet Elementary School serves 317 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Buckner Performing Arts Magnet 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 28%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Kansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Kansas state average of 37% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 317 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 85%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in KS
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Buckner Performing Arts Magnet Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kansas for:

School Overview

Buckner Performing Arts Magnet Elementary School's student population of 317 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
317 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
32 teachers
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School Rankings

Buckner Performing Arts Magnet Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Buckner Performing Arts Magnet Elementary School is 0.59, which is more 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
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State Level (KS)
Overall Testing Rank
#1190 out of 1264 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
28%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
13:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
13%
21%
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Black
61%
6%
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White
15%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.59
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
10%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Buckner Performing Arts Magnet Elementary School's ranking?
Buckner Performing Arts Magnet Elementary School is ranked #1190 out of 1,264 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Kansas.
What schools are Buckner Performing Arts Magnet Elementary School often compared to?
Buckner Performing Arts Magnet Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Cleaveland Traditional Magnet Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤5% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% KS state average), while 15-19% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 36% KS state average).
How many students attend Buckner Performing Arts Magnet Elementary School?
317 students attend Buckner Performing Arts Magnet Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
61% of Buckner Performing Arts Magnet Elementary School students are Black, 15% of students are White, 13% of students are Hispanic, 9% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Buckner Performing Arts Magnet Elementary School?
Buckner Performing Arts Magnet Elementary School has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the Kansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does Buckner Performing Arts Magnet Elementary School offer ?
Buckner Performing Arts Magnet Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Buckner Performing Arts Magnet Elementary School part of?
Buckner Performing Arts Magnet Elementary School is part of Wichita School District.

School Reviews

5   9/1/2016
This school offers caring teachers and staff, and special options that are not found in any other elementary school around! Dance and drama are added classes that the students attend at least once a week. They also attend PE, music, library, and art weekly. The teachers and staff work together to ensure your child receives the attention necessary, whether that means integrated special needs, therapy, intervention for being behind, or even more stimulation in gifted areas, these teachers go above and beyond to ensure your child's success.
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 317 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 85%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

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