Gordon Parks Academy

2201 E. 25th St.
Wichita, KS 67219
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Gordon Parks Academy serves 411 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Gordon Parks Academy 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 7% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 33%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 17% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Kansas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Kansas state average of 36% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Gordon Parks Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in Kansas for:

School Overview

Gordon Parks Academy's student population of 411 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students411 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

Gordon Parks Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Gordon Parks Academy is 0.52, 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
#1203 out of 1265 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
7%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
10%
20%
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Black
67%
7%
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White
12%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
10%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.520.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
87%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
10%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWichita School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Gordon Parks Academy is Northeast Magnet High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Brooks Magnet Middle School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mueller Aerospace/engineering Discovery Magne (0.4 miles away)
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