Gloria Willis Middle School

1735 N. 64th Terrace
Kansas City, KS 66102
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Serving 763 students in grades 6-8, Gloria Willis Middle School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Kansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 3% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 28%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 11% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 36%).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Kansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Kansas state average of 37% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 763 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 92%
  • : Bottom 50% in KS
  • : 3% (Btm 50%)
  • : 11% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Gloria Willis Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kansas for:

School Overview

Gloria Willis Middle School's student population of 763 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 51 teachers has grown by 24% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
763 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
51 teachers
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School Rankings

Gloria Willis Middle School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,264 schools in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Gloria Willis Middle School is 0.68, 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
This School
State Level (KS)
#1246 out of 1264 schools
(Bottom 50%)
3%
28%
11%
36%
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
10%
3%
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Hispanic
45%
21%
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Black
32%
6%
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White
8%
63%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
4%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.68
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
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 Gloria Willis Middle School's ranking?
Gloria Willis Middle School is ranked #1246 out of 1,264 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Kansas.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
3% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% KS state average), while 11% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 36% KS state average).
How many students attend Gloria Willis Middle School?
763 students attend Gloria Willis Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
45% of Gloria Willis Middle School students are Hispanic, 32% of students are Black, 10% of students are Asian, 8% of students are White, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Gloria Willis Middle School?
Gloria Willis Middle School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Kansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does Gloria Willis Middle School offer ?
Gloria Willis Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Gloria Willis Middle School part of?
Gloria Willis Middle School is part of Kansas City School District.

School Reviews

5   4/21/2023
Great teachers, and good diversity.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Anonymous

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 763 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 92%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 3% (Btm 50%)
  • : 11% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

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