Garden Plain Elementary School

Garden Plain Elementary School serves 342 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Garden Plain Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Kansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 49% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 33%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 56% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Kansas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kansas state average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Garden Plain Elementary School's student population of 342 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students342 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

Garden Plain Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,265 schools in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Garden Plain Elementary School is 0.08, 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 Testing Rank
#201 out of 1265 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
2%
20%
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Black
n/a
7%
White
96%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.080.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
10%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRenwick School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Garden Plain Elementary School is Garden Plain High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Goddard Middle School (5.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Challenger Intermediate School (5.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Garden Plain Garden Plain High School Math: 20-29% | Reading: 30-39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 172 students
    0.1 miles
    720 Sedgwick
    Garden Plain, KS 67050
    (316) 531-2272
    0.1 9-12 172
  • Goddard Challenger Intermediate School Math: 37% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 5-6 | 427 students
    5.4 miles
    325 N Walnut
    Goddard, KS 67052
    (316) 794-4040
    5.4 5-6 427
  • Goddard Clark Davidson Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-4 | 482 students
    5.4 miles
    333 S Walnut
    Goddard, KS 67052
    (316) 794-4260
    5.4 PK-4 482
  • Goddard Discovery Intermediate School Math: 38% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 5-6 | 466 students
    5.4 miles
    301 S. Main
    Goddard, KS 67052
    (316) 794-4030
    5.4 5-6 466
  • Goddard Goddard Middle School Math: 38% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 421 students
    5.6 miles
    2700 S 199th St W
    Goddard, KS 67052
    (316) 794-4230
    5.6 7-8 421

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