Graden Elementary School

8804 Hwy 45 Nw
Kansas City, MO 64152
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 10%
Serving 462 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Graden Elementary School ranks in the top 10% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 56% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 37%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 64% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 46%).
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 31% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 462 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 22%
  • : Top 10% in MO
  • : 56% (Top 20%)
  • : 64% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Graden Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Missouri for:

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School Overview

Graden Elementary School's student population of 462 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
462 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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School Rankings

Graden Elementary School ranks within the top 10% of all 2,092 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Graden Elementary School is 0.38, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.49. 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 (MO)
#186 out of 2092 schools
(Top 10%)
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56%
37%
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64%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
13:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
10%
8%
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Black
4%
15%
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White
78%
69%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
7%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.38
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Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Graden Elementary School's ranking?
Graden Elementary School is ranked #186 out of 2,092 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in Missouri.
What schools are Graden Elementary School often compared to?
Graden Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like English Landing Elementary School, Union Chapel Elementary School, Hawthorn Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
56% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MO state average), while 64% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% MO state average).
How many students attend Graden Elementary School?
462 students attend Graden Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
78% of Graden Elementary School students are White, 10% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Graden Elementary School?
Graden Elementary School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Missouri state average of 13:1.
What grades does Graden Elementary School offer ?
Graden Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Graden Elementary School part of?
Graden Elementary School is part of Park Hill School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 462 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 22%
  • : Top 10%
  • : 56% (Top 20%)
  • : 64% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

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