300 E Amos
Hesston, KS 67062
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Hesston Elementary School serves 301 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
Hesston Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Kansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 37%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Kansas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kansas state average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

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

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School Overview

Hesston Elementary School's student population of 301 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students
301 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
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School Rankings

Hesston Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,267 schools in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Hesston Elementary School is 0.30, 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 Data
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State Level (KS)
Overall Testing Rank
#57 out of 1267 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
8%
20%
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Black
4%
7%
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White
83%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.30
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Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
9%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Students: 301 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 17%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in KS
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.30 (Btm 50%)

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