2101 W 45th S
Wichita, KS 67217
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Cessna Elementary School serves 487 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Cessna 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 12% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15% (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 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Kansas state average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Cessna Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kansas for:

School Overview

Cessna Elementary School's student population of 487 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
487 students
This chart display total students of Cessna Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender %
This chart display gender of Cessna Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers
32 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Cessna Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade
This chart display the students of Cessna Elementary School by grade.

School Rankings

Cessna Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 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 Cessna Elementary School is 0.63, 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 Data
This School
State Level (KS)
Overall Testing Rank
#1186 out of 1267 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Cessna Elementary School, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
12%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Cessna Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Kansas by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Cessna Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Kansas by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Cessna Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Kansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
2%
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Cessna Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Asian
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Cessna Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
20%
20%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Cessna Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
11%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Cessna Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
56%
64%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Cessna Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
10%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Cessna Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Kansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Cessna Elementary School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KS.
Diversity Score
0.63
This chart display the diversity score of Cessna Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Kansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Cessna Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Kansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Cessna Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

School Reviews

Review Cessna Elementary School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
Rate this school:

Recent Articles

Common Behavioral Issues in School-Age Children and How Alternative Schools Can Help
Common Behavioral Issues in School-Age Children and How Alternative Schools Can Help
Being a parent is never easy, but some children are more challenging than others. If you're concerned that your child's behavioral issues might be more than just temporary, consider whether an alternative school might be the next move.
Signs of Sex Abuse at School: What Parents Should Know
Signs of Sex Abuse at School: What Parents Should Know
Nearly 10% of students will encounter sexual misconduct at school. Make sure you know how to protect your child and recognize the signs of potential sex abuse.
Denver Public Schools Buck Trend, Plug School-to-Prison Pipeline
Denver Public Schools Buck Trend, Plug School-to-Prison Pipeline
In a district where progressive discipline policies are already the norm, Denver Public Schools seek to limit student exposure to the criminal justice system, rather than criminalize student behavior.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 487 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 44%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in KS
  • Math Proficiency
    : 12% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 15% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.63 (Top 20%)

Related School Videos

Quick Links