9600 Lamar
Overland Park, KS 66207
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
John Diemer Elementary School serves 383 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
John Diemer Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Kansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 56% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 28%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 62% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Kansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kansas state average of 37% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 383 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 32%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in KS
  • Math Proficiency
    : 56% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 62% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

John Diemer Elementary School's student population of 383 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
383 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
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School Rankings

John Diemer Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% 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 John Diemer Elementary School is 0.51, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (KS)
Overall Testing Rank
#96 out of 1267 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
56%
28%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
62%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
17%
20%
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Black
5%
7%
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White
68%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.51
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
36%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in John Diemer Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Kansas by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
9%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is John Diemer Elementary School's ranking?

John Diemer Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kansas for: Highest overall rank (Top 10%), Highest math proficiency (Top 10%) and Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 10%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

56% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% KS state average), while 62% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 36% KS state average).

How many students attend John Diemer Elementary School?

383 students attend John Diemer Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

68% of John Diemer Elementary School students are White, 17% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Two or more races, 5% of students are Black, and 3% of students are Asian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of John Diemer Elementary School?

John Diemer Elementary School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Kansas state average of 13:1.

What grades does John Diemer Elementary School offer ?

John Diemer Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6

What school district is John Diemer Elementary School part of?

John Diemer Elementary School is part of Shawnee Mission Public School District.

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3   3/21/2020
This school needs a lot of improvement.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Ky

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 383 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 32%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 56% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 62% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

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