California Trail Middle School

  • California Trail Middle School serves 734 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55% (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 54% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • California Trail Middle School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Kansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Kansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Kansas state average of 36%.

Top Placements

California Trail Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Kansas for:

School Overview

  • California Trail Middle School's student population of 734 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 55 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students734 students
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Total Classroom Teachers55 teachers
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School Comparison

  • California Trail Middle School is ranked within the top 20% 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 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of California Trail Middle School is 0.44, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (KS)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#185 out of 1267 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
34%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
11%
3%
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Hispanic
5%
20%
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Black
5%
7%
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White
74%
64%
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Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in California Trail Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KS.
Diversity Score0.440.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
7%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
10%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOlathe School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

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  4.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
3  
It is a dencent school but hands out too much homework so the kids can sometimes be very overwhelmed
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5  
California Trail Middle School is a great school. It has very good academic programs, and there are many great activities for students to do. There are teachers in all areas of music, from orchestra to choir to band, so you can pick your favorite. The 2009 national spelling bee winner, Kavya Shivashankar, attended here. The Science Olympiad is successful, and the school facilities are great. They even have a pool! I love it here at California Trail Middle School.
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