Jackson Elementary School

2717 N Woodlawn
Wichita, KS 67220
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2.00 5 1 (1 review)
Jackson Elementary School serves 438 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Jackson Elementary School 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 20-24% (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 25-29% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Kansas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Kansas state average of 36% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Jackson Elementary School's student population of 438 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students438 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Jackson Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

Jackson Elementary School 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 Jackson Elementary School is 0.61, which is more 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
#891 out of 1265 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
10%
20%
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Black
58%
7%
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White
19%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
10%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.610.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
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 Jackson Elementary School is Northeast Magnet High School (2.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Coleman Middle School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Gammon Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Wichita Gammon Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 469 students
    0.7 miles
    3240 N Rushwood
    Wichita, KS 67226
    (316) 973-4900
    0.7 PK-5 469
  • Wichita Coleman Middle School Math: 7% | Reading: 14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 490 students
    1.3 miles
    1544 N Governeour
    Wichita, KS 67206
    (316) 973-6600
    1.3 6-8 490
  • Wichita Brooks Magnet Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 16% | Reading: 21%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 547 students
    1.6 miles
    3802 E 27th N
    Wichita, KS 67220
    (316) 973-6450
    1.6 6-8 547
  • Wichita Buckner Performing Arts Magnet Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 407 students
    1.7 miles
    3530 E 27th N
    Wichita, KS 67220
    (316) 973-9350
    1.7 PK-5 407
  • Wichita Price-harris Communications Magnet Magnet School
    Math: 37% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 415 students
    2.1 miles
    706 N Armour Dr
    Wichita, KS 67206
    (316) 973-1650
    2.1 PK-5 415

School Reviews

2  
If I could rate this school negative stars I would. The whole school needs to be reevaluated.... The principal doesn't seem to care about anything. When she is actually in the school, she refuses to meet with parents, dismisses students like they are bothersome, and even refuses to have a PTA. I am not sure that the front office staff knows how to smile or be anything other than rude. Since we have started at this school, I have seen more staff leave than I can count....we are talking over 10 in one school year alone! My children are getting a sub-par education, and they refuse to help those that are excelling. Only hold them back. If I could I would send my children else where. Since that is currently not an option we are thinking of homeschooling until we are able to move at the end of this school year. I really hope the district and the staff members at Jackson read this and make changes, sadly I doubt that will happen.
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