Christa Mcauliffe Elementary School

15600 W 83rd St
Lenexa, KS 66219
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Christa Mcauliffe Elementary School serves 419 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Christa Mcauliffe Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Kansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 28%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 57% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Kansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Kansas state average of 37% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 419 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 23%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in KS
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 57% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Christa Mcauliffe Elementary School's student population of 419 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
419 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
32 teachers
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School Rankings

Christa Mcauliffe Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Christa Mcauliffe Elementary School is 0.40, which is less 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
#121 out of 1264 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
28%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
5%
3%
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Hispanic
6%
21%
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Black
6%
6%
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White
77%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.40
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
10%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Christa Mcauliffe Elementary School's ranking?
Christa Mcauliffe Elementary School is ranked #121 out of 1,264 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in Kansas.
What schools are Christa Mcauliffe Elementary School often compared to?
Christa Mcauliffe Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Broken Arrow Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
50% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% KS state average), while 57% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 36% KS state average).
How many students attend Christa Mcauliffe Elementary School?
419 students attend Christa Mcauliffe Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
77% of Christa Mcauliffe Elementary School students are White, 6% of students are Black, 6% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, and 5% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Christa Mcauliffe Elementary School?
Christa Mcauliffe Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is equal to the Kansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does Christa Mcauliffe Elementary School offer ?
Christa Mcauliffe Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6
What school district is Christa Mcauliffe Elementary School part of?
Christa Mcauliffe Elementary School is part of Shawnee Mission Pub Sch School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 419 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 23%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 57% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

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