Jayhawk Elementary School

  • Jayhawk Elementary School serves 347 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 34%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Jayhawk Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Kansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Kansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kansas state average of 36%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Jayhawk Elementary School's student population of 347 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students347 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Jayhawk Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,267 schools in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Jayhawk Elementary School is 0.10, 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 School Rank (16-17)#237 out of 1267 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
34%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
3%
20%
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Black
n/a
7%
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White
95%
64%
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Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Jayhawk Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KS.
Diversity Score0.100.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
10%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Jayhawk Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJayhawk School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

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